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 for Canella
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Canella \Ca*nel"la\ (k[.a]*n[e^]l"l[.a]), n. [LL. (OE. canel,
     canelle, cinnamon, fr. F. cannelle), Dim. of L. canna a reed.
     Canella is so called from the shape of the rolls of prepared
     bark. See Cane.] (Bot.)
     A genus of trees of the order Canellace[ae], growing in the
     West Indies.
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: The principal species is Canella alba, and its bark
           is a spice and drug exported under the names of wild
           cinnamon and whitewood bark.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: highly aromatic inner bark of the Canella winterana used as
           a condiment and a tonic [syn: canella, canella bark,
           white cinnamon]

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