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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.
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.
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(sɪˈnæm ɪk, ˈsɪn ə mɪk)

of or obtained from cinnamon.
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Caption: FIGURE 2: (a) The cinnamic acid of 6 cultivars of foxtail millet with different treatment.
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