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cin·na·mon

 (sĭn′ə-mən)
n.
1.
a. The dried aromatic inner bark of certain tropical Asian trees of the genus Cinnamomum, especially C. verum and cassia (C. aromaticum), often ground and used as a spice.
b. A tree yielding this bark.
2. A light reddish brown.
adj.
1. Flavored with cinnamon.
2. Of a light reddish brown.

[Middle English cinamome, from Old French, from Latin cinnamōmum, from Greek kinnamōmon, probably of Semitic origin; akin to Hebrew qinnāmôn.]

cin·nam′ic (sə-năm′ĭk) adj.

cinnamon

(ˈsɪnəmən)
n
1. (Plants) a tropical Asian lauraceous tree, Cinnamomum zeylanicum, having aromatic yellowish-brown bark
2. (Cookery) the spice obtained from the bark of this tree, used for flavouring food and drink
3. (Plants) Saigon cinnamon an E Asian lauraceous tree, Cinnamomum loureirii, the bark of which is used as a cordial and to relieve flatulence
4. (Plants) any of several similar or related trees or their bark. See cassia2
5. (Colours)
a. a light yellowish brown
b. (as modifier): a cinnamon coat.
[C15: from Old French cinnamome, via Latin and Greek, from Hebrew qinnamown]
cinˈnamic, cinnamonic adj

cin•na•mon

(ˈsɪn ə mən)

n.
1. the aromatic inner bark of any of several East Indian trees belonging to the genus Cinnamonum, of the laurel family: used, in dried and often powdered form, as a spice.
2. any tree yielding such bark.
3. a yellowish or reddish brown.
adj.
4. (of food) flavored with cinnamon.
5. reddish brown or yellowish brown.
[1400–50; late Middle English cinamome < Middle French < Latin cinnam(ōm)um < Greek kinná(mō)mon < Semitic (compare Hebrew qinnāmōn)]
cin`na•mon′ic (-ˈmɒn ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cinnamon - aromatic bark used as a spicecinnamon - aromatic bark used as a spice  
Ceylon cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon tree, Cinnamomum zeylanicum, cinnamon - tropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown bark; source of the spice cinnamon
bark - tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
2.cinnamon - tropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown barkcinnamon - tropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown bark; source of the spice cinnamon
cinnamon - spice from the dried aromatic bark of the Ceylon cinnamon tree; used as rolled strips or ground
laurel - any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family
Cinnamomum, genus Cinnamomum - Asiatic and Australian aromatic trees and shrubs
cinnamon, cinnamon bark - aromatic bark used as a spice
3.cinnamon - spice from the dried aromatic bark of the Ceylon cinnamon tree; used as rolled strips or ground
spice - any of a variety of pungent aromatic vegetable substances used for flavoring food
stick cinnamon - dried rolled strips of cinnamon bark
Ceylon cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon tree, Cinnamomum zeylanicum, cinnamon - tropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown bark; source of the spice cinnamon
Translations
شَجَرَةُ القِرْفِهقرفةقِرْفَة
канела
skořiceskořicovník
kanel
canelacanelocolor canela
kanelikanelinmakuinenkanelinruskeakanelipuuceyloninkaneli
cimet
fahéjfahéjasfahéjfa
kanill
シナモン
계피
cinnamum
cinamonas
kanēlis
kaneelkaneelboom
scorţişoară
škorica
cimet
kaneläkta kanel
อบเชย
quế

cinnamon

[ˈsɪnəmən] Ncanela f

cinnamon

[ˈsɪnəmən] n (= spice) → cannelle f cinnamon stick, cinnamon toastcinnamon stick nbâton m de cannellecinnamon toast ntoast m à la cannelle

cinnamon

nZimt m
adj attr
cake, biscuitZimt-
(colour) → zimtfarben

cinnamon

[ˈsɪnəmən] ncannella

cinnamon

(ˈsinəmən) noun
the bark of a tree of the laurel family, used as a spice.

cinnamon

قِرْفَة skořice kanel Zimt κανέλα canela kaneli cannelle cimet cannella シナモン 계피 kaneel kanel cynamon canela корица kanel อบเชย tarçın quế 桂皮

cin·na·mon

n. canela.
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