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Cinnamon vs. Eugenol

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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.

Eugenolnoun

(chemistry) The aromatic compound with chemical formula C10H12O2, an allyl chain-substituted guaiacol of the phenylpropanoids, found in essential oils such as clove, nutmeg, and cinnamon.

Cinnamonnoun

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

Eugenolnoun

A colorless, aromatic, liquid hydrocarbon, C10H12O2 resembling the phenols, and hence also called eugenic acid. It is found in the oils of pimento and cloves.

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.

Eugenol

Eugenol is an allyl chain-substituted guaiacol, a member of the allylbenzene class of chemical compounds. It is a colorless to pale yellow, aromatic oily liquid extracted from certain essential oils especially from clove, nutmeg, cinnamon, basil and bay leaf.

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Cinnamonnoun

, the product made of Cinnamomum verum

Cinnamonnoun

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

Cinnamonadjective

Containing cinnamon, or having a cinnamon taste.

Cinnamonadjective

Of a yellowish-brown colour.

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.

Cinnamonnoun

aromatic bark used as a spice

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Cinnamonnoun

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

Cinnamonnoun

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

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’;

Cinnamonnoun

a yellowish-brown colour resembling that of cinnamon

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

Cinnamonnoun

the tree which yields cinnamon.

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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