Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of plants, natural order Lauraceæ; natives of tropical Asia and the Polynesian islands.

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  • noun Asiatic and Australian aromatic trees and shrubs

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Examples

  • She would go and take the hanging amphoras by the neck; she would cool her bosom beneath the broad fans, or perhaps amuse herself by burning cinnamomum in hollow pearls.

    Salammbo

  • People repeated that there were six thousand Barbarians killed; the others would not hold out, and the war was finished; they embraced one another in the streets, and rubbed the faces of the Pataec Gods with butter and cinnamomum to thank them.

    Salammbo

  • Cantabrian wines brought in casks, with the wines of the jujube, cinnamomum and lotus.

    Salammbo

  • The _laurus cinnamomum_ and _cassia odoriferata_ are produced in abundance about

    The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido For the Suppression of Piracy

  • -- Several species of the plant _Laurus cinnamomum_ yield the cinnamon and cassia of commerce.

    The Art of Perfumery And Methods of Obtaining the Odors of Plants

  • Indeed, the flowers are even more aromatic than those of the _laurus cinnamomum_.

    Bruin The Grand Bear Hunt

  • Mutis, is not the _Laurus cinnamomum_ of Ceylon; but a species of

    Bruin The Grand Bear Hunt

  • I used cinnamomum verum and not the one dimensional more acrid and more common cinnamomum aromaticum.

    A Good Beer Blog

  • I used cinnamomum verum and not the one dimensional more acrid and more common cinnamomum aromaticum.

    A Good Beer Blog

  • The first, traced back to Ceylon or Sri Lanka, is the product of the dried inner bark of the cinnamomum tree and is light brown in color, lightly sweet and when dried rolls into one familiar stick.

    billingsgazette.com

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