cinnamon

Definitions

General English

Agriculture

  • noun the aromatic inner bark from a tropical tree, (Cinnamomum zeylanicum), used as a spice

Food

  • A very popular spice made from the dried bark of a tree of the laurel family, Cinnamomum zeylanicum, which is either ground or rolled up into small curls called ‘quills’. Extensively used for sweet and savoury items.
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