cannelle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French cannelle

Noun[edit]

cannelle (uncountable)

  1. (rare) cinnamon
    • 1938, Zora Hurston, Tell My Horse:
      The thing that the adepts seemed to enjoy most was the drink of Petro. That is a mixture of pig blood, fresh from the wound, white wine, red wine, a pinch of flour, cannelle and nutmeg. All of this is put in a bowl and whipped well.
    • 1979, Patrick Turnbull, Dordogne:
      Hypocras, a very sweet wine infused with cannelle.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of canne (reed); from Old French canele, kanele

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ka.nɛl/
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Noun[edit]

cannelle f (uncountable)

  1. cinnamon (the spice)

Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: kanellë
  • Danish: kanel
  • Latvian: kanēlis

Adjective[edit]

cannelle (invariable)

  1. cinnamon (in colour)

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Further reading[edit]

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cannelle f

  1. plural of cannella

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cannelle f (uncountable)

  1. (Jersey) cinnamon