The bark and powdered spice are also called Vietnamese cinnamon.
1878, in the meaning defined above
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“Saigon cinnamon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Saigon%20cinnamon. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.
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