Definition of 'cinnamon'


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1. 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.

2. Several related trees, notably the Indonesian cinnamon (Cinnamomum burmannii) and Chinese cinnamon or cassia (Cinnamomum aromaticum or Cinnamomum cassia).

3. countable A small evergreen tree native to Sri Lanka and southern India, Cinnamomum verum or Cinnamomum zeylanicum, belonging to the family Lauraceae.

4. countable A yellowish-brown colour, the color of cinnamon.

5. A light reddish brown.

6. A tree yielding this bark.

7. The dried aromatic inner bark of certain tropical Asian trees of the genus Cinnamomum, especially C. verum and cassia (C. aromaticum), often ground and used as a spice.

8. a colorless aromatic oil obtained from cinnamon and cassia, and consisting essentially of cinnamic aldehyde, C6H5.C2H2.CHO.

9. Cassia.

10. See Canella.

11. (Min.) a variety of garnet, of a cinnamon or hyacinth red color, sometimes used in jewelry.

12. 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.

13. tropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown bark; source of the spice cinnamon

14. aromatic bark used as a spice

15. spice from the dried aromatic bark of the Ceylon cinnamon tree; used as rolled strips or ground

16. A tree of the genus Cinnamomum, especially C. Zeylanicum.

17. The inner bark ot Cinnamomum Zeylanicum.

18. Containing cinnamon, or having a cinnamon taste.

19. Of a yellowish-brown colour.

20. Of a light reddish brown.

21. Flavored with cinnamon.

22. Of the color of cinnamon; light reddish-brown.


1. Godfrey held up a jar full of biscuits -- cinnamon knots that Rebecca had made.

2. The meal is only rescued by Theresa's Christmas pudding, accompanied by her irritatingly delicious home-made cinnamon ice cream.

3. Mother liked tea and cinnamon toast brought to her in the morning.

4. Here is an important point of differentiation: this smells like actual cinnamon, not the “cinnamon apple” light and sugary scent we have been conditioned to believe is the smell of cinnamon.

5. Beef, even though disguised in cinnamon, is welcome after a long and fatiguing course of veal-cutlet; the salmon-trout of Alleghe is excellent; the bread, the wild strawberries, the rich mountain cream are all quite delicious; and even vegetables are not wholly unknown.

6. (The English word cinnamon comes from the Hebrew quinnamon.)

7. September the daring bakers strike again - cinnamon buns

8. I had walnuts so I did the walnuts in cinnamon, ground espelette, and a dash of Louisiana hot sauce, & course sea salt (great cocktail party food, thanks for the bonus) I know this will become one of my fall favorites!

9. ‘The spices used were ground cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, clove, and cardamom, along with tea leaves.’

10. ‘For the spiced cakes, I added a bit of ground cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, cardamom, and ginger, along with a minced chili pepper.’

11. ‘Pilau is a delicious dish of rice spiced with curry, cinnamon, cumin, hot peppers, and cloves.’

12. ‘Then I added Nancy's special mix of spices: cinnamon, nutmeg, and ground cloves’

13. ‘In a large mixing bowl, combine rolled oats, almonds, sunflower seeds, flour, bran, cinnamon, ginger, and cardamom.’

14. ‘The traditional recipe uses cinnamon and cloves for spices.’

15. ‘An agricultural country whose chief crop is rice, Sri Lanka is known for spices such as cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, pepper, and cloves.’

16. ‘When you use less sugar, add spices such as cinnamon, cloves, allspice and nutmeg to enhance the sweetness of the food.’

17. ‘Unless you are used to North African flavours, you would be wise to start with very little cumin and cinnamon and the lightest hint of coriander.’

18. ‘Spices such as coriander, cumin, turmeric, cinnamon, mace and nutmeg are ideal for winter soups.’

19. ‘The bird is flat-roasted to perfection and sweetened with a mixture of cloves, cumin, and cinnamon.’

20. ‘While hers was a chocolate hazelnut cake, mine was a pecan cake with cinnamon undertones.’

21. ‘He also opened a tin of biscuits he had brought back from Sweden - tasty things spiced with cinnamon, ginger and cloves.’

22. ‘Wet spices like shallots, ginger and garlic are balanced against dry ones like coriander, cumin, cinnamon and cloves.’

23. ‘One New Year's tradition is to hide a silver coin in the dough of a special bread spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, and orange peel.’

24. ‘Table cinnamon is made from cinnamon bark and contains both water-soluble and fat-soluble compounds.’

25. ‘The spices and seasonings that we like to use include cumin, coriander, turmeric, black pepper, mustard seeds, fennel seeds, cinnamon, cardamom and cloves.’

26. ‘As noted in my new medicinal spice book, ginger, cinnamon, hot pepper and turmeric are just a few of the spices that can settle a distressed stomach.’

27. ‘Add the tomatoes, cumin, ground coriander and cinnamon and cook for 5 minutes.’

28. ‘The oatmeal was prepared in just the way he liked it, sweetened with honey, thickened with milk and cream, and flavored slightly with cinnamon.’

29. ‘Sally deduced that the colours Jane should be wearing were light colours with some warmth, such as peach, beige, caramel, cinnamon, and apricot.’

30. ‘His shoulders and chest were covered in cinnamon coloured freckles.’

31. ‘The huge cinnamon and gold suite next door features a grand piano.’

32. ‘Lips are both nude and matte or glossed in shades of pale pink, red or cinnamon.’

33. ‘Her skin, the hue of toasted cinnamon, was flawless.’

34. ‘The dominant colors are beige, cinnamon and shades of blue.’

35. ‘They sway slightly with the breeze and range in hue from cinnamon to dusty violet.’

36. ‘Her gold cinnamon skin shone next to my pale cream.’

37. ‘Her cinnamon hair has thinned and matted past a point of salvation.’

38. ‘We observe the Admiral, dressed in a cinnamon coloured velvet coat trimmed with elaborate gold clasps.’

39. ‘He has a light tan fur with a cinnamon sprinkling, and the same pattern shape around his eyes that I have.’

40. ‘White paint was used to provide a crisp contrast to the rich cinnamon color of the redwood deck.’

41. ‘Pink ponytail holders held her white hair in pigtails, and there was a cherry flush in her cinnamon cheeks.’

42. ‘I do like my new color - it's kind of a coppery cinnamon with blonde highlights.’

43. they like to drink tea with cinnamon

Other users have misspelling cinnamon as:

1. cinnamom 5.2%

2. cinamon 4.09%

3. cinnomon 4.09%

4. sinuman 2.97%

5. Other 83.65%

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