Sesban
Sesban Ses"ban, n. [F., fr. Ar. saisab[=a]n, seiseb[=a]n, a kind of tree, fr. Per. s[=i]sab[=a]n seed of cinquefoil.] (Bot.) A leguminous shrub ({Sesbania aculeata}) which furnishes a fiber used for making ropes. [1913 Webster]

Note: The name is applied also to the similar plant, {Sesbania [AE]gyptiaca}, and other species of the same genus. [1913 Webster]


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  • sesban — I. ˈsesˌban noun ( s) Etymology: French, from Arabic saisabān, from Persian sīsabān : either of two East Indian plants of the genus Sesbania (S. aculeata and S. aegyptiaca) compare daincha …   Useful english dictionary

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