Cinnamon vs Shin - What's the difference?
As a noun cinnamon
is (countable) a small evergreen tree native to sri lanka and southern india, cinnamomum verum
or , belonging to the family lauraceae.
As an adjective cinnamon
is containing cinnamon, or having a cinnamon taste.
(countable) A small evergreen tree native to Sri Lanka and southern India, Cinnamomum verum or , belonging to the family Lauraceae.
Several related trees, notably the Indonesian cinnamon ( or Cinnamomum cassia ).
(uncountable) A spice from the dried aromatic bark of the cinnamon tree, either rolled into strips or ground into a powder. The word is commonly used as trade name for spices made of any of the species above. The product made of Cinnamomum verum is sometimes referred to as (true cinnamon).
(countable) A yellowish-brown colour, the color of cinnamon .
* cinnamic acid
* cinnamon bear
* cinnamon fern
* cinnamon stick
* cinnamon stone
* oil of cinnamon
* wild cinnamon
Containing cinnamon, or having a cinnamon taste.
Of a yellowish-brown colour.
* essonite, hessonite
* five-spice powder
* Saigon cinnamon
From (etyl) shine, from (etyl) scinu, from (etyl) . Cognate with West Frisian skine, Dutch scheen, German Schiene.
The front part of the leg below the knee; the front edge of the shin bone.
A fishplate for a railway.
To climb a mast, tree, rope, or the like, by embracing it alternately with the arms and legs, without help of steps, spurs, or the like.
To strike with the shin.
- to shin up a mast
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(US, slang) To run about borrowing money hastily and temporarily, as when trying to make a payment.
* shinny (US)
* shin bone
* shin leaf
* shin splints
Ultimately from (etyl) . Compare Shamash.
The twenty-first letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).