a cinnamon-bark or sweet-smelling spice. it's the name of a variety of trees.
In ancient greek mythology 'cassia' was also said to be the 'prophet of doom'
The word is of greek origin however it also originates from the french saint cassian, cassius or is hebrew for kezia and keziah.
1. person a: "look at those tree huggers'
person b: "don't you mean look at those cassia huggers?"
2. person a: "mm look at that cinnamon donought"
person b: "no it's a cassia donought"
3. person a: "i don't know why but i just had a feeling that that bad thing was going to happen before it actually did..."
person b: "wow it sounds like you did a cassia"