cinnamon stick


: a small roll or quill of dried cinnamon bark used as a spice

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Strain into a glass and add a few dashes of nutmeg and a cinnamon stick for garnish. Outside Online, 1 Apr. 2021 Erica Leahy of Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen recommends lightly toasting the cloves and cinnamon stick before re-creating her PSL at home. People Staff, Peoplemag, 17 Oct. 2022 Add spiked heavy cream float, grated nutmeg, and a cinnamon stick to garnish. Robb Report Studio, Robb Report, 8 Nov. 2022 This cocktail is a tribute to Madonna, Queen of Pop, and features mezcal, passionfruit, firewater bitter, Amarena cheery, and a smoking cinnamon stick. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 12 Sep. 2022 Stir in the orange peel, cinnamon stick, sugar, salt and 5 cups water. Shreyas Laddha, Hartford Courant, 9 Sep. 2022 Substitute 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon for a cinnamon stick. Ethel G. Hofman, Sun Sentinel, 21 Sep. 2022 Make the chana masala spice blend: In a large, dry skillet over low heat, toast the chiles, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, peppercorns, cloves, cardamom pods and cinnamon stick, stirring or shaking frequently, until fragrant, 3 to 5 minutes. Washington Post, 12 Jan. 2022 It's got cherry, cinnamon stick and black pepper flavors, wrapped up in a silky texture. Esther Mobley, San Francisco Chronicle, 2 Mar. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1616, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cinnamon stick was in 1616

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Cite this Entry

“Cinnamon stick.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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