cinnamon oil

noun

Medical Definition of cinnamon oil

: an oil obtained from a tree or shrub of the genus Cinnamomum: as
b : a yellowish or brownish essential oil obtained from the leaves and young twigs of a cinnamon tree (Cinnamomum cassia) and used chiefly as a flavoring

called also cassia oil

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