from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An annual plant (Cassia fasciculata) of eastern and central North America in the pea family, having yellow flowers and sensitive leaves with numerous leaflets.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a yellow-flowered leguminous herb (Cassia Chamæcrista), common in sandy fields in the Eastern United States.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See pea.

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

  • n. tropical American plant having leaflets somewhat sensitive to the touch; sometimes placed in genus Cassia


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