Crossword clues for cinnamon
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Cinnamon \Cin"na*mon\, n. [Heb. qinn[=a]m[=o]n; cf. Gr. ?, ?, cinnamomum, cinnamon. The Heb. word itself seems to have been borrowed from some other language; cf. Malay k[=a]j[=u] m[=a]nis sweet wood.]
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.
Cinnamon stone (Min.), a variety of garnet, of a cinnamon or hyacinth red color, sometimes used in jewelry.
Oil of cinnamon, a colorless aromatic oil obtained from cinnamon and cassia, and consisting essentially of cinnamic aldehyde, C6H5.C2H2.CHO.
Wild cinnamon. See Canella.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 14c., from Old French cinnamone (13c.), from Latin cinnamum, cinnamomum "cinnamon" (also used as a term of endearment), from Greek kinnamomon, from a Phoenician word akin to Hebrew qinnamon. Stripped from the bark of a tree in the avocado family. Ceylon cinnamon, the true cinnamon, is used in Britain, but American cinnamon is almost always from the related cassia tree of Southeast Asia and is stronger and sweeter.
a. 1 Containing cinnamon, or having a cinnamon taste. 2 Of a yellowish-brown colour. n. 1 (context countable English) A small evergreen tree native to Sri Lanka and southern India, ''Cinnamomum verum'' or (taxlink Cinnamomum zeylanicum species noshow=1), belonging to the family Lauraceae. 2 Several related trees, notably the Indonesian cinnamon ((taxlink Cinnamomum burmannii species noshow=1)) and Chinese cinnamon or cassia ((taxlink Cinnamomum aromaticum species noshow=1) or ''Cinnamomum cassia''). 3 (context uncountable English) 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. The product made of ''Cinnamomum verum'' is sometimes referred to as (vern: true cinnamon). 4 (context countable English) A yellowish-brown color, the color of '''cinnamon'''.
n. aromatic bark used as a spice [syn: cinnamon bark]
tropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown bark; source of the spice cinnamon [syn: Ceylon cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon tree, Cinnamomum zeylanicum]
spice from the dried aromatic bark of the Ceylon cinnamon tree; used as rolled strips or ground
Cinnamon is the name of two Western characters in DC Comics, one inhabiting the wild west, the other living in the modern era. The character first appeared in Weird Western Tales #48 (September-October 1978), in a script written by Roger McKenzie, with artwork by Jack Abel (pencils) and Danny Bulanadi (inks).
Cinnamon may refer to:
"Cinnamon" is a song by American rock band Stone Temple Pilots. "Cinnamon" is the sixth track off the band's sixth studio album, Stone Temple Pilots, released in 2010. The song was the album's third single, after " Take a Load Off". Two music videos were filmed for "Cinnamon," however neither one was officially released but can be viewed on YouTube. This was also the band's final single with Scott Weiland before he was fired and subsequently replaced with Linkin Park lead vocalist Chester Bennington.
Cinnamon, also known as My Dog's Christmas Miracle, is a 2011 American family movie, released only on video, about a spoiled Maltese puppy and her role in a romantic story involving two single parents and their families.
Cinnamon was a Swedish indie pop band active from 1994 to 2000 and often compared to The Cardigans and Saint Etienne.
Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several trees from the genus Cinnamomum that is used in both sweet and savoury foods. The term "cinnamon" also refers to its mid-brown colour. While Cinnamomum verum is sometimes considered to be "true cinnamon", most cinnamon in international commerce is derived from related species, which are also referred to as " cassia" to distinguish them from "true cinnamon".
Cinnamon is the name for perhaps a dozen species of trees and the commercial spice products that some of them produce. All are members of the genus Cinnamomum in the family Lauraceae. Only a few of them are grown commercially for spice.
Cinnamon is a desktop environment that is based on the GTK+ 3 toolkit. It was released in 2011. Cinnamon originally started as a fork of GNOME Shell, thus initially as a mere graphical shell of the GNOME software, but became its own desktop environment in Cinnamon 2.0. Cinnamon was developed by (and for) the Linux Mint distribution, with wider adoption spreading to other distributions over time.
Because the Cinnamon desktop environment intends to implement a graphical user interface (GUI) distinct from the GNOME desktop environment, many of the GNOME Core Applications were forked, so that their GUIs can be rewritten appropriately.
Usage examples of "cinnamon".
The smell of dust and time was overcome by that of cinnamon and ambergris as they descended.
But today was market day down in Aspic Hole, and the pungent slick of dung-smell and rot that rolled over New Crobuzon was, in these streets, for these hours, improved with paprika and fresh tomato, hot oil and fish and cinnamon, cured meat, banana and onion.
They know a white bakery bag when they see one, and I was carrying a dozen cinnamon rolls.
To one quart of this pulp and juice add one tablespoon of cinnamon, one of black pepper and one of mustard, one teaspoon of cayenne, one-half cup of salt and two onions chopped fine.
The thrum of citherns floated in the air, and the smell of cinnamon and saffron from meals not long consumed.
After this it is necessary to rinse the mouth by using by preference a vinous decoction of sage, or one of cinnamon, mastich, gallia, moschata, cubeb, juniper seeds, root of cyperus, and rosemary leaves.
They finished with arroz doce which turned out to be a glorified rice pudding with cinnamon, and they washed these local delicacies down with a Madeira wine carefully chosen by their host.
He loved the flavors of the cumin, coriander, garam masala, and cinnamon all mixed together.
Her hair is clean and has the cinnamon odour now common to her, but it is tangled and unkempt and as different as hair may possibly be from the jasmine scented coif that I erected every morning until recently.
In texture and weight it is similar to heavy cream, well mixed, with none of the clumpiness characteristic of human semen, and as has been elsewhere reported, it has the odour and taste of Christmas egg nog -- sugar, milk, eggs, cinnamon, nutmeg and all.
In her duty heels and tight skirt and sucking on a cinnamon lollipop, she often referred to herself as Suzi Sugargram, your glazed Kewpie tart.
Jersey housewives, in bedgones and white caps, with molleton dresses rolled up to the knees, pushed their way through the crowd, jars of black butter, or jugs of cinnamon brandy on their heads.
In a separate bowl, beat ricotta vigorously with vanilla and orange extracts, cinnamon, and remaining 2 teaspoons maple syrup.
He sold pastries in the Italian Market, content, it seemed, to bake cannoli shells and mix the ricotta custard and sprinkle the filled shells with freshly ground cinnamon until he died.
The carpet, a living moss from Riparious, glowed verdantly and filled the air with a soft cinnamon scent.