cinnamon stick

Main Entry:  cinnamon stick
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a rolled stick from the aromatic bark of the tropical East Indian cinnamon tree, esp. used for flavoring hot beverages
Example:  From their word for cannon, Italians called it canella, meaning 'little tube,' which aptly describes cinnamon sticks.
Etymology:  1616
Usage:  cooking's 21st Century Lexicon
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