from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subtribe Cassiinae — the senna tree.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The leaves of several leguminous plants of the genus Cassia. (C. acutifolia, C. angustifolia, etc.). They constitute a valuable but nauseous cathartic medicine.
- n. The plants themselves, native to the East, but now cultivated largely in the south of Europe and in the West Indies.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A drug consisting of the dried leaflets of several species of Cassia.
- n. Any species of Cassia yielding the above drug. The name is extended more or less to other species of Cassia, and to a few similar plants.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various plants of the genus Senna having pinnately compound leaves and showy usually yellow flowers; many are used medicinally
As a teen who tended to absorb, then exaggerate, my parents' frankly given opinions on sport, the name Senna was closely linked in my mind with the words "arrogant" and "sonavabitch".
Fifteen years on, a recent poll by the Brazilian Institute of Public Opinion and Statistics shows that Ayrton Senna is still the biggest idol even for a younger generation that did not get to know him alive or follow his career: among nearly 400 people aged between 15 and 19, most said Senna was their biggest sporting idol.
"It would be fantastic for everybody to have the name Senna back in F1."
One was the return of the name Senna to an F1 timing sheet, the other was the appearance of a familiar motorsport name in an unfamiliar setting.
A mysterious female shinigami called Senna has appeared before Ichigo along with a man named Ganryu, leading a group called the "Dark Ones".
The film, called Senna, will debut in select theatres in Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver on Aug. 12.
The Magdal Senna of Eusebius and Jerome denotes a town seven miles north of Jericho ( "Senna").
[277: 1] In this passage the old reading for "Senna" is "Cyme," and this is the reading of the Globe Shakespeare; but I quote the passage with
"Senna" because it is so printed in many editions.
Mr Praderas emphasized the quality of the drivers of famous names such as Senna, Prost and of course Mansell, names which portend a very exciting season!