Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “cinnamon”

cinnamon

noun [U]    /ˈsɪn·ə·mən/
a spice, made from the bark (= outer covering) of a tropical tree, usually available in the form of powder or a rolled piece of bark: The smell of cinnamon makes me hungry for cookies. Cinnamon is also a red-brown color: The dress is available in cinnamon and green.
(Definition of cinnamon noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of cinnamon

More American English definitions for “cinnamon”

Definitions of “cinnamon” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

navigate

to direct the way that a ship, aircraft, etc. will travel, or to find a direction across, along, or over an area of water or land, often by using a map

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More