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Definition of the noun cinnamon

What does cinnamon mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: cinnamons

  1. aromatic bark used as a spice
  2. tropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown bark; source of the spice cinnamon
  3. spice from the dried aromatic bark of the Ceylon cinnamon tree; used as rolled strips or ground

Alternative definition of the noun cinnamon


  1. [countable] A small evergreen tree native to Sri Lanka and southern India, Cinnamomum verum or Cinnamomum zeylanicum, belonging to the family Lauraceae.
  2. Several related trees, notably the Indonesian cinnamon (Cinnamomum burmannii) and Chinese cinnamon or cassia (Cinnamomum aromaticum or Cinnamomum cassia).
  3. [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.
  4. [countable] A yellowish-brown colour, the color of 'cinnamon'.

Definition of the adjective cinnamon

What does cinnamon mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more cinnamon / most cinnamon

  1. Containing cinnamon, or having a cinnamon taste.
  2. Of a yellowish-brown colour.


Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several trees from the genus Cinnamomum that is used in both sweet and savoury foods. While Cinnamomum verum is sometimes considered to be "true cinnamon", most cinnamon in international commerce is derived from related species, which are also referred to as "cassia" to distinguish them from "true cinnamon".


  1. "Cinnamon", also known as My Dog's Christmas Miracle, is a 2011 American family movie, released only on video, about a spoiled Maltese puppy and her role in a romantic story involving two single parents and their families.
  2. "Cinnamon", also known as Canela, is a 2011 drama and comedy film written by Marilú Acosta and directed by Jordi Mariscal.


  1. "Cinnamon" is a song by American rock band Stone Temple Pilots. "Cinnamon" is the sixth track off the band's sixth studio album, Stone Temple Pilots, released in 2010. The song was the album's third single, after "Take a Load Off". Two music videos were filmed for "Cinnamon," however neither one was officially released but can be viewed on YouTube. This was also the band's final single with Scott Weiland before he was fired and subsequently replaced with Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington.
  2. "Cinnamon" is a musical single of Sean Fournier.
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  3. "Cinnamon" is a musical single of The Storys.
    • released in (10 years ago)


Cinnamon was a Swedish indie pop band active from 1994 to 2000 and often compared to The Cardigans and Saint Etienne.

  • genre: Pop music
  • albums: "Vertigo", "Summer Meditation", "Vox EP", "The Courier", "Cakes And Pies CDS", "The Many Moods of Cinnamon"


  1. Cinnamon is the name of two Western characters in DC Comics, one inhabiting the wild west, the other living in the modern era. The character first appeared in Weird Western Tales #48. The script was written by Roger McKenzie, with artwork by Jack Abel and Danny Bulanadi.
  2. Cinnamon is a fictional character from the 2012 film 21 Jump Street.
  3. Cinnamon is a fictional character of the 2010 comedy television film Playing with Guns.
  4. Cinnamon is a fictional character from the 2008 drama film The City Is Mine.
  5. Cinnamon is a fictional character from the 2010 comedy film Father vs. Son.
  6. Cinnamon is a fictional character from the 2010 film #1 Cheerleader Camp.
  7. Cinnamon is a fictional character from the 2011 film Cinnamon.
  8. Cinnamon is a fictional character from the 2008 film Summerhood.

There are other characters with in their name, like Cinnamon Bun and Cinnamon J. Scudworth.


Cinnamon is a GTK+ 3-based desktop environment. The project originally started as a fork of the GNOME Shell, i.e. a mere graphical shell. Cinnamon was initially developed by the Linux distribution Linux Mint.

Phrases with Cinnamon

Phrases starting with the word Cinnamon:

  1. cinnamon bun
  2. cinnamon-red
  3. cinnamon bark
  4. cinnamon bear
  5. cinnamon fern
  6. Cinnamon Ibon
  7. cinnamon roll
  8. cinnamon rose
  9. cinnamon teal
  10. cinnamon vine
  11. cinnamon-bark
  12. cinnamon bread
  13. cinnamon snail
  14. Cinnamon Stick
  15. cinnamon stone
  16. Cinnamon sugar
  17. cinnamon toast

Phrases ending with the word Cinnamon:

  1. wild cinnamon
  2. Wild-Cinnamon
  3. stick cinnamon

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cinnamon

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Google previewThe Way of Ayurvedic Herbs (2008)

The Most Complete Guide to Natural Healing and Health with Traditional Ayurvedic Herbalism by Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa, Michael Tierra

Cinnamon is an ingredient in many herbal formulas for lice, scabies, and other skin parasites.262 Medicinally, cinnamon is largely known for being a muscle relaxant, so it can be employed for menstrual cramps, for which it excels.263 Many ...

Google previewReport, Returns and Statistics of the Inland Revenues of the Dominion of Canada ... (1908)

Cinnamon is the bark of C. Zeylanicum, chiefly grown in Ceylon and the East Indies ; Cassia is the bark of C. Cassia, chiefly grown in China and India. The former bark is thinner, lighter in colour and exists (commercially) in smaller rolls than ...

Google previewConnecting Indian Wisdom and Western Science (2015)

Plant Usage for Nutrition and Health by Luisella Verotta, Maria Pia Macchi, Padma Venkatasubramanian

Precautions: Cinnamon is a warming spice, so it is not suitable in case of high pitta constitution and bleeding disorders (Frawley and Lad, 1994). 9.4.5 in the KitChen Cinnamon is widely used in desserts and sweet dishes in the West.

Google previewHandbook of Materia Medica, Pharmacy, and Therapeutics (1890)

Including the Physiological Action of Drugs, the Special Therapeutics of Disease, Official and Extemporaneous Pharmacy, and Minute Directions for Prescription Writing by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter

Cinnamon is an agreeable carminative, somewhat astringent and stimulant, and highly aromatic. The oil is not astringent but is a pleasant stimulant to the nervous and vascular systems, and is by some believed to exercise a specific action on ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary (1863)

English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie

The true cinnamon is the inner bark of Cinnamomum Zeylanicum, belonging to the class Enneandria, order Monogynia of...

The true cinnamon is a most grateful aromatic, of a fragrant smell, moderately pungent taste, accompanied with some ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and Scientific ... (1859)

by John Ogilvie

The true cinnamon is the inner bark of Cinnamomum Zey- lanicum, belonging to the class En- Alexandria, order...

The true cinnamon is a most grateful aromatic, of a fragrant smell, moderately pungent taste, accompanied with some degree of ...

Google previewMedical Toxicology of Natural Substances (2008)

Foods, Fungi, Medicinal Herbs, Plants, and Venomous Animals by Donald G. Barceloux

Distribution and Ecology: Chinese cinnamon is an indigenous bush in the mountains of southern China, and cultivation...

Google previewCoffee and Tea Industries and the Flavor Field (1915)

Cinnamon is the bark of C. Zeylanicum, chiefly grown in Ceylon and the East Indies; Cassia is the bark of C. Cassia, chiefly grown in China and India. The former bark is thinner, lighter in color and exists (commercially) in smaller rolls than ...

Google previewBaking Industry (1922)

Cinnamon is a bark; cloves, nutmeg, mace, and others represent the fruit; ginger is the root stock.

"Cinnamon is the spicy bark of young branches of the cinnamon tree, cut off in strips, dried in the sun, and curled during the process. Ceylon ...

Google previewCommercial Commodities (1921)

by Frank W. Matthews

Cinnamon is the inner bark of the youngest twigs of a Cingalese tree ( cinnamomum zeylanicum) and also of similar growths from the cassia tree of China, Burma, etc. Ceylon cinnamon is regarded as the best. The bark is rolled up into sticks ...

Google previewHandbook of Herbs and Spices (2012)

by K. V. Peter

Cinnamon is an age-old spice. It is often mentioned in the Old Testament of the Bible and there are indications of its use in Egypt as early as 3000 BC. There are several possible derivations for the name cinnamon. One school of thought is that ...

Google previewThe Antioxidant Counter (2010)

A Pocket Guide to the Revolutionary ORAC Scale for Choosing Healthy Foods by Mariza Snyder, Lauren Clum

Cinnamon is a wonder spice high on the ORAC scale. berries deluxe oatmeal 1⁄2 cup oldfashioned oats 1 cup plain soy milk 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1⁄2 cup mixed fresh blueberries, strawberries, and blackberries (halve or quarter bigger ...

Google previewIndian Recipes and Home Remedies (2007)

by Devagi Sanmugam

A highly aromatic spice, the cinnamon is the dried bark.

Google previewNatural handmade soaps (2013)

Techniques and recipes by Mandy Chang

Cinnamon is a rich source of insecticidal as well as antiseptic properties. The oil blends well with other essential oils such as thyme, rosemary, lavenderand lemon.

Google previewThe Lady's Assistant for Regulating and Supplying the Table (1801)

Being a Complete System of Cookery ... Including the Fullest and Choicest Receipts of Various Kinds ... by Charlotte Mason

CINNAMON is the produce of the island of Ceylon. It is , the inner bark of a beautiful tree. The leaves are like those of a bay-tree; of a fine spicy taste, and most agreeable smell. The bark, when fresh, has little tasle; its flavour grows higher as it ...

Google previewCunningham's Encyclopedia of Wicca in the Kitchen (2012)

by Scott Cunningham

About 1394, an Arab writer recommended onions boiled together withgreen peas andspiced with cardamom, cinnamon,and ginger to create sexual desire.56 Three hundred yearslater,the English herbalist Gerarde prescribed ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Take of cardamom seeds, carraway seeds, cochineal, of each powdered two drachms, cinnamon bark bruised half an ounce, raisins stoned lour ounces, proof spirit two pints. Macerate during fourteen days, and filter. Medical properties.

Google previewThe hand-book of trade and commerce; or, A concise dictionary of the terms and principles of trade [&c.]. (1840)

by Handbook

Cinnamon. The inner bark of the luurus cinnamo- mum, a native of Ceylon, Cochin-China, Sumatra, Java, &c. From its high price, very little is retained for home consumption in this country. Cassia lignea is frequently substituted for the true ...

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Quotes about Cinnamon

I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon. Come, let us take our fill of love until the morning.
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Scrabble value of C3I1N1N1A1M3O1N1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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