from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The dried aromatic inner bark of certain tropical Asian trees in the genus Cinnamomum, especially C. verum and C. loureirii, often ground and used as a spice.
- n. A plant yielding this bark.
- n. A light reddish brown.
- adj. Of a light reddish brown.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small evergreen tree native to Sri Lanka and southern India, Cinnamomum verum or Cinnamomum zeylanicum, belonging to the family Lauraceae.
- n. Several related trees, notably the Indonesian cinnamon (Cinnamomum burmannii) and Chinese cinnamon or cassia (Cinnamomum aromaticum or Cinnamomum cassia).
- n. A spice from the dried aromatic bark of the cinnamon tree, either rolled into strips or ground into a powder. The word is commonly used as trade name for spices made of any of the species above. The product made of Cinnamomum verum is sometimes referred to as true cinnamon.
- n. A yellowish-brown colour, the color of cinnamon.
- adj. Containing cinnamon, or having a cinnamon taste.
- adj. Of a yellowish-brown colour.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The inner bark of the shoots of Cinnamomum Zeylanicum, a tree growing in Ceylon. It is aromatic, of a moderately pungent taste, and is one of the best cordial, carminative, and restorative spices.
- n. Cassia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tree of the genus Cinnamomum, especially C. Zeylanicum.
- n. The inner bark ot Cinnamomum Zeylanicum.
- Of the color of cinnamon; light reddish-brown.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. spice from the dried aromatic bark of the Ceylon cinnamon tree; used as rolled strips or ground
- n. aromatic bark used as a spice
- n. tropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown bark; source of the spice cinnamon
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