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Meaning of “cinnamon” in the English Dictionary

"cinnamon" in British English

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cinnamonnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈsɪn.ə.mən/
the bark (= hard ​outercovering) of a ​tropicaltree, or a ​brownpowder made from this, used as a ​spice to give a ​particulartaste to ​food, ​especiallysweetfood: a cinnamon stick
(Definition of cinnamon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cinnamonnoun [U]

 us   /ˈsɪn·ə·mən/
a ​spice, made from the ​bark (= ​outercovering) of a ​tropicaltree, usually ​available in the ​form of ​powder or a ​rolledpiece 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 from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cinnamon”
in Korean 시나몬, 계피…
in Arabic قِرفة…
in Malaysian kulit kayu manis…
in French cannelle…
in Russian корица…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肉桂,桂皮, 肉桂粉…
in Italian cannella…
in Turkish tarçın…
in Polish cynamon…
in Spanish canela…
in Vietnamese quế…
in Portuguese canela…
in Thai ซินนามอน…
in German der Zimt…
in Catalan canyella…
in Japanese シナモン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肉桂,桂皮, 肉桂粉…
in Indonesian kayu manis…
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