• (Canada) IPA: /ˈsɪn.ə.mən/
  • (British) IPA: /ˈsɪn.ə.mən/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈsɪn.ə.mən/, /ˈsɪn.ə.mɪn/
    • (nonstandard) IPA: /ˈsɪ.mɪn/


  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 burmanni) and Chinese cinnamon or cassia (Cinnamomum aromaticum or Cinnamomum cassia).
  3. (mostly, 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.
    1. true cinnamon, the product made of Cinnamomum verum
  4. (countable) A warm yellowish-brown color, the color of cinnamon.
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cinnamon (not comparable)

  1. Containing cinnamon, or having a cinnamon taste.
  2. Of a yellowish-brown color.
  • German: Zimt
  • Italian: di cannella
  • Portuguese: de canela
  • Russian: кори́чный
Proper noun
  1. Surname

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