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cinnamonnoun [U]

uk   /ˈsɪn.ə.mən/ us   /ˈsɪn.ə.mən/
the bark (= hard outer covering) of a tropical tree, or a brown powder made from this, used as a spice to give a particular taste to food, especially sweet food: 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 (= 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 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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