Cinnamon - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
Cinnamon[ 1,,G2792, kinnamomon ]
is derived from an Arabic word signifying to emit a smell;" the substance was an ingredient in the holy oil for anointing, Exodus 30:23. See also Proverbs 7:17; Song of Songs 4:14. In the NT it is found in Revelation 18:13. The cinnamon of the present day is the inner bark of an aromatic tree called canella zeylanica.