(?), a. Of or pertaining to Canada. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Canada.
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Canadian period (Geol.), A subdivision of the American Lower Silurian system embracing the calciferous, Quebec, and Chazy epochs. This period immediately follows the primordial or Cambrian period, and is by many geologists regarded as the beginning of the Silurian age, See the Diagram, under Geology. -- Canadian goose, an erroneous variant of Canada goose.
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n. a deciduous or semi-evergreen tree (Cassia fistula) having scented sepia to yellow flowers in drooping racemes and pods whose pulp is used medicinally; it grows in tropical Asia, Central and South America, and Australia.
Syn. -- golden shower tree, drumstick tree, purging cassia, pudding pipe tree, canafistola.
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