cassia lignea

noun
cassia lig·​nea | \ -ˈlignēə \
plural cassia ligneas

Definition of cassia lignea

: Chinese cinnamon in thick flat pieces taken from wild trees

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History and Etymology for cassia lignea

Middle English, from Medieval Latin literally, ligneous (woody) cassia

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“Cassia lignea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cassia%20lignea. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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