Origin of senna
Examples from the Web for senna
Jacob Bernstein on why the Academy snubbed Bill Cunningham New York, Senna, and other crowd-pleasers.Oscar’s Documentary Myopia: Popular Films Don’t Get Nominated|Jacob Bernstein|February 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Enemas of cassia, senna, and sulphate of magnesia have also been used with good effect.
Indigo, about three or four feet high, grows in great luxuriance in the streets of Tette, and so does the senna plant.
The usual conveyance is by means of very large canoes and launches built at Senna.Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa|David Livingstone
Prunes or figs cooked with senna leaves and thoroughly strained furnish an excellent adjunct to the diet under such conditions.Dietetics for Nurses|Fairfax T. Proudfit
Nine hours' journey brought us to the valley of Amjam, where there was a khafilah of senna encamped among the trees.
Word Origin for senna
tropical shrub, 1540s, from Modern Latin senna, from Arabic sana. Earlier was sene (c.1400), from French.