canella

canella

[kuh-nel-uh]
noun
the cinnamonlike bark of a West Indian tree, Canella winterana, used as a condiment and in medicine.

Origin:
1685–95; < Neo-Latin, Medieval Latin: cinnamon, equivalent to Latin can(na) cane + -ella diminutive suffix

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canella (kəˈnɛlə)
 
n
the fragrant cinnamon-like inner bark of a West Indian tree, Canella winterana (family Canellaceae) used as a spice and in medicine
 
[C17: from Medieval Latin: cinnamon, from Latin canna cane, reed]

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