Associations to the word «Cinnamon»


CINNAMON, noun. (countable) A small evergreen tree native to Sri Lanka and southern India, Cinnamomum verum or Cinnamomum zeylanicum, belonging to the family Lauraceae.
CINNAMON, noun. Several related trees, notably the Indonesian cinnamon (Cinnamomum burmannii) and Chinese cinnamon or cassia (Cinnamomum aromaticum or Cinnamomum cassia).
CINNAMON, noun. (uncountable) A spice from the dried aromatic bark of the cinnamon tree, either rolled into strips or ground into a powder. The word is commonly used as trade name for spices made of any of the species above. The product made of Cinnamomum verum is sometimes referred to as true cinnamon.
CINNAMON, noun. (countable) A yellowish-brown colour, the color of cinnamon.
CINNAMON, adjective. Containing cinnamon, or having a cinnamon taste.
CINNAMON, adjective. Of a yellowish-brown colour.
CINNAMON BREAD, noun. A type of sweet bread flavoured with cinnamon.
CINNAMON FERN, noun. A coarse fern, Osmundastrum cinnamomeum, found primarily in wet areas.
CINNAMON RING, noun. (slang) (vulgar) The anus.
CINNAMON ROLL, noun. A rolled pastry flavored with cinnamon and sugar
CINNAMON ROLLS, noun. Plural of cinnamon roll
CINNAMON STICK, noun. A thin piece of cinnamon bark curled up into a tube.
CINNAMON STICKS, noun. Plural of cinnamon stick
CINNAMON SUGAR, noun. A mixture of ground cinnamon and granulated sugar, with much more sugar than cinnamon.

Dictionary definition

CINNAMON, noun. Aromatic bark used as a spice.
CINNAMON, noun. Tropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown bark; source of the spice cinnamon.
CINNAMON, noun. Spice from the dried aromatic bark of the Ceylon cinnamon tree; used as rolled strips or ground.

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