cinnamon-bark oil

noun

Medical Definition of cinnamon-bark oil

: a light-yellow essential oil that is obtained from the bark of a tropical tree (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) of Sri Lanka and southern India and is used in medicine, flavoring, and perfumery

called also cinnamon oil

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“Cinnamon-bark oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cinnamon-bark%20oil. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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