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Per Wiktionary, cinnamon is "a spice from the dried aromatic bark of the cinnamon tree, either rolled into strips or ground into a powder."
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'''Cinnamon''' (''Cinnamomum verum'', synonym ''C. zeylanicum'') is a small evergreen tree belonging to the family Lauraceae, native to Sri Lanka,[1] or the spice obtained from the tree's bark. It is often confused with other, similar species and the spices derived from them, such as [[Cassia]] and Cinnamomum burmannii, which are often called cinnamon too.
   
 
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Revision as of 14:50, April 9, 2010

Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum, synonym C. zeylanicum) is a small evergreen tree belonging to the family Lauraceae, native to Sri Lanka,[1] or the spice obtained from the tree's bark. It is often confused with other, similar species and the spices derived from them, such as Cassia and Cinnamomum burmannii, which are often called cinnamon too.

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