Cin·​na·​mo·​mum ˌsin-ə-ˈmō-məm How to pronounce Cinnamomum (audio)
: a large genus of Asian and Australian aromatic trees and shrubs of the laurel family (Lauraceae) that have small flowers in panicles and includes the camphor tree and cinnamon

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“Cinnamomum.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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