Last modified on 20 July 2014, at 07:07

肉桂

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

From Chinese ("meat") + ("gui tree"), to distinguish the cassia and cinnamon trees of the laurel family from the 桂花, the osmanthus of the olive family (all having formerly been known as )

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

肉桂

  1. cassia, the Chinese cinnamon (Cinnamomum cassia)
  2. cassia bark, an herb used in traditional Chinese medicine for various ailments
  3. related members of the genus Cinnamomum, such as true cinnamon (C. verum), Indonesian cinnamon (Cinnamomum burmannii), and Vietnamese cinnamon (Cinnamomum loureiroi)
  4. the bark of such trees

See alsoEdit

  • 药材 (medicinal materials of traditional Chinese medicine)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Jinmeiyō

NounEdit

肉桂 (hiragana にっき, katakana ニッキ, romaji nikki)

  1. cinnamon

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