wild cinnamon
Canella-alba Canella-alba n. A large evergreen shrub or small tree ({Canella alba} or {Canella winterana}) having white aromatic bark and leathery leaves and small purple to red flowers in terminal cymes. Its bark is called {wild cinnamon}.

Syn: wild cinnamon, white cinnamon tree, {Canella winterana}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Wild cinnamon — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wild cinnamon — 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.] (a) The inner bark of the shoots of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wild cinnamon — Canella Ca*nel la (k[.a]*n[e^]l l[.a]), n. [LL. (OE. canel, canelle, cinnamon, fr. F. cannelle), Dim. of L. canna a reed. Canella is so called from the shape of the rolls of prepared bark. See {Cane}.] (Bot.) A genus of trees of the order… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wild cinnamon — baltasis ringotis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Ringotinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Canella winteriana), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • wild cinnamon — noun 1. West Indian tree; source of bay rum • Syn: ↑bayberry, ↑bay rum tree, ↑Jamaica bayberry, ↑Pimenta acris • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Pimenta …   Useful english 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.] (a) The inner bark of the shoots of {Cinnamomum… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cinnamon stone — 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.] (a) The inner bark of the shoots of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wild — Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wild allspice — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wild balsam apple — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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