from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A broad-spectrum antibiotic, C36H62O11, obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces cinnamonensis and used chiefly as an additive to beef cattle feed.
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- n. An antibiotic obtained from Streptomyces cinnamonensis
New Latin (cinna)mōnēns(is), species name (from Latin cinnamon, cinnamōmum, cinnamon; see cinnamon) + -in.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)