cinnamon oil

cinnamon oil
The volatile oil distilled with steam from the leaves and twigs of Cinnamomum cassia; it contains not less than 80% by volume of the total aldehydes of c.. SYN: cassia oil.

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cinnamon oil n an oil obtained from a tree or shrub of the genus Cinnamomum: as
a) CINNAMON-BARK OIL
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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a volatile oil distilled with steam from the leaves and twigs of Cinnamomum cassia or Cinnamomum zeylanicum; used as a flavoring agent for pharmaceuticals.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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