Indonesian cinnamon


Definition of Indonesian cinnamon

: the dried, aromatic bark of a tropical tree (Cinnamomum burmannii) chiefly of Indonesia that yields a typically mild cassia sold as cinnamon also : the powdered spice produced from Indonesian cinnamon bark

Note: The bark and powdered spice are also called Batavia cassia and Korintje. — compare ceylon cinnamon, chinese cinnamon, saigon cinnamon

First Known Use of Indonesian cinnamon

1988, in the meaning defined above

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“Indonesian cinnamon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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