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Cinnamon vs. Clove

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Cinnamonnoun

(countable) A small evergreen tree native to Sri Lanka and southern India, Cinnamomum verum or Cinnamomum zeylanicum, belonging to the family Lauraceae.

Clovenoun

A very pungent aromatic spice, the unexpanded flower bud of the clove tree.

Cinnamonnoun

Several related trees, notably the Indonesian cinnamon (Cinnamomum burmannii) and Chinese cinnamon or cassia (Cinnamomum aromaticum or Cinnamomum cassia).

Clovenoun

(countable) A clove tree, of the species Syzygium aromaticum (syn. Caryophyllus aromaticus), native to the Moluccas (Indonesian islands), which produces the spice.

Cinnamonnoun

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.

Clovenoun

(countable) An old English measure of weight, containing 7 pounds (3.2 kg), i.e. half a stone.

Cinnamonnoun

, the product made of Cinnamomum verum

Clovenoun

Any one of the separate bulbs that make up the larger bulb of garlic

Cinnamonnoun

(countable) A warm yellowish-brown colour, the color of cinnamon.

Clove

Cleft.

Cinnamonadjective

Containing cinnamon, or having a cinnamon taste.

Clovenoun

A cleft; a gap; a ravine; - rarely used except as part of a proper name; as, Kaaterskill Clove; Stone Clove.

Cinnamonadjective

Of a yellowish-brown colour.

Clovenoun

A very pungent aromatic spice, the unexpanded flower bud of the clove tree (Eugenia aromatica syn. Caryophullus aromatica), a native of the Molucca Isles.

Cinnamonnoun

The inner bark of the shoots of Cinnamomum Zeylanicum, a tree growing in Ceylon. It is aromatic, of a moderately pungent taste, and is one of the best cordial, carminative, and restorative spices.

Clovenoun

One of the small bulbs developed in the axils of the scales of a large bulb, as in the case of garlic.

‘Developing, in the axils of its skales, new bulbs, of what gardeners call cloves.’;

Cinnamonnoun

aromatic bark used as a spice

Clovenoun

A weight. A clove of cheese is about eight pounds, of wool, about seven pounds.

Cinnamonnoun

tropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown bark; source of the spice cinnamon

Clovenoun

aromatic flower bud of a clove tree; yields a spice

Cinnamonnoun

spice from the dried aromatic bark of the Ceylon cinnamon tree; used as rolled strips or ground

Clovenoun

moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of cloves

Cinnamonnoun

an aromatic spice made from the peeled, dried, and rolled bark of a SE Asian tree

‘a cinnamon cake’; ‘a teaspoon of ground cinnamon’;

Clovenoun

one of the small bulblets that can be split off of the axis of a larger garlic bulb

Cinnamonnoun

a yellowish-brown colour resembling that of cinnamon

‘he wore a short-sleeved shirt and pale cinnamon slacks’;

Clovenoun

spice from dried unopened flower bud of the clove tree; used whole or ground

Cinnamonnoun

the tree which yields cinnamon.

Clove

Cloves are the aromatic flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae, Syzygium aromaticum. They are native to the Maluku Islands (or Moluccas) in Indonesia, and are commonly used as a spice.

Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species from the genus Cinnamomum. Cinnamon is used mainly as an aromatic condiment and flavouring additive in a wide variety of cuisines, sweet and savoury dishes, breakfast cereals, snackfoods, tea and traditional foods.

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