from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of shrubs, natural order Leguminosæ, having inflated pods, like small bladders; bladder-senna.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun small genus of Eurasian shrubs with yellow flowers and bladdery pods.
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- noun small genus of Eurasian shrubs with yellow flowers and bladdery pods
Sorry, no etymologies found.
But these are very gentle; alyppus, dragon root, centaury, ditany, colutea, which Fuchsius cap. 168 and others take for senna, but most distinguish.