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  • a spice from the dried aromatic bark of the cinnamon tree, either rolled into strips or ground into a powder.
  • a tropical Asian tree with an aromatic bark.
  • (colour) a yellowish-brown colour, the color of cinnamon.
         cinnamon colour:   
  • containing cinnamon, or having a cinnamon taste.
  • (colour) of a yellowish-brown colour.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Cin"na*mon (?), n. [Heb. qinnāmōn; cf. Gr. &?;, &?;, cinnamomum, cinnamon. The Heb. word itself seems to have been borrowed from some other language; cf. Malay kājū mānis sweet wood.] (a) 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. (b) Cassia.

Cinnamon stone(Min.), a variety of garnet, of a cinnamon or hyacinth red color, sometimes used in jewelry. -- Oil of cinnamon, a colorless aromatic oil obtained from cinnamon and cassia, and consisting essentially of cinnamic aldehyde, C6H5.C2H2.CHO. - - Wild cinnamon. See Canella.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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