kaneelhart

noun ka·neel·hart \kəˈnā(ə)lˌhärt\

Definition of kaneelhart

plural

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  1. 1 :  a tropical tree (Licania cayenensis) of Central and South America

  2. 2 :  the very strong wood of kaneelhart

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Origin and Etymology of kaneelhart

probably from Dutch, from kaneel cinnamon (from Middle Dutch caneel, canele, from Middle French cannelle, from Medieval Latin canella) + Dutch hart heart, from Middle Dutch herte, harte; akin to Old English heorte heart — more at canella, heart


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