Cannella

Un primo piano di bastoncini di cannella in un mercato locale indiano

Cinnamomum zeylanicum, Cinnamomum verum

Sinonimi:
Cannella di Ceylon
Cinnamon (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle English synamome, from Old French cinnamone, from Latin cinnamon, cinnamōmum, from Ancient Greek κιννάμωμον (kinnámōmon), later κίνναμον (kínnamon), probably to be explained as “Chinese amomum”, ἄμωμον (ámōmon) being, only cognate to Classical Syriac ܚܡܵܡܵܐ(ḥəmāmā) and Arabic حَمَامَا(ḥamāmā), a phytonym of lost provenience for a varied genus Amomum of spice and drug

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