Definición de cinnamon en inglés:

cinnamon

Saltos de línea: cin¦na|mon
Pronunciación: /ˈsɪnəmən
 
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sustantivo

1 [mass noun] An aromatic spice made from the peeled, dried, and rolled bark of a SE Asian tree: a teaspoon of ground cinnamon [as modifier]: a cinnamon cake
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The spices used were ground cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, clove, and cardamom, along with tea leaves.
  • For the spiced cakes, I added a bit of ground cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, cardamom, and ginger, along with a minced chili pepper.
  • Pilau is a delicious dish of rice spiced with curry, cinnamon, cumin, hot peppers, and cloves.
1.1A yellowish-brown colour resembling that of cinnamon: [as modifier]: he wore a short-sleeved shirt and pale cinnamon slacks
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  • Sally deduced that the colours Jane should be wearing were light colours with some warmth, such as peach, beige, caramel, cinnamon, and apricot.
  • His shoulders and chest were covered in cinnamon coloured freckles.
  • The huge cinnamon and gold suite next door features a grand piano.
2The tree which yields cinnamon.
  • Genus Cinnamomum, family Lauraceae: several species
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A Daoist tradition in China holds that the source of immortality, or at least long life, is the cinnamon tree in the moon, a tree that no amount of chopping can fell.

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French cinnamome (from Greek kinnamōmon), and Latin cinnamon (from Greek kinnamon), both from a Semitic language and perhaps based on Malay.

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