Chinese cinnamon

Chinese cinnamon (uncountable)

  1. An evergreen tree (Cinnamomum cassia) originating in southern China, and widely cultivated for its aromatic bark, which is used to produce cinnamon.
  2. The bark of this tree when used as spice, and when distinguishing it from "true cinnamon", the bark of the C. verum.
Synonyms Translations Translations
  • French: casse, cannelle de Chine
  • Russian: ка́ссия

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