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|Noun||1.||genus Cinnamomum - Asiatic and Australian aromatic trees and shrubs|
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
camphor tree, Cinnamomum camphora - large evergreen tree of warm regions whose aromatic wood yields camphor
Ceylon cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon tree, Cinnamomum zeylanicum, cinnamon - tropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown bark; source of the spice cinnamon
cassia-bark tree, Cinnamomum cassia, cassia - Chinese tree with aromatic bark; yields a less desirable cinnamon than Ceylon cinnamon