cinnamon

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Pronunciation

  • (Canada) IPA: /ˈsɪn.ə.mən/
  • (UK) IPA: /ˈsɪn.ə.mən/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈsɪn.ə.mən/ or /ˈsɪn.ə.mɪn/
    • (nonstandard) IPA: /ˈsɪ.mɪn/
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Noun

Singular
cinnamon

Plural
cinnamons

  1. kirfa f <> (countable) A small evergreen tree native to Sri Lanka and southern India belonging to the family Lauraceae.
  2. Several related trees, notably the Indonesian cinnamon and Chinese cinnamon or 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.
  4. (countable) A warm yellowish-brown colour, the color of cinnamon.
    cinnamon color: