Definitions

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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun small genus of Eurasian shrubs with yellow flowers and bladdery pods

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Examples

  • But these are very gentle; alyppus, dragon root, centaury, ditany, colutea, which Fuchsius cap. 168 and others take for senna, but most distinguish.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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