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canella

[kuh-nel-uh] /kəˈnɛl ə/
noun
1.
the cinnamonlike bark of a West Indian tree, Canella winterana, used as a condiment and in medicine.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; < Neo-Latin, Medieval Latin: cinnamon, equivalent to Latin can(na) cane + -ella diminutive suffix
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canella

/kəˈnɛlə/
noun
1.
the fragrant cinnamon-like inner bark of a West Indian tree, Canella winterana (family Canellaceae) used as a spice and in medicine
Word Origin
C17: from Medieval Latin: cinnamon, from Latin canna cane, reed
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