canela(
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feminine noun
1. (spice) 
a. cinnamon 
Este postre tiene un poco de canela.This dessert has a little cinnamon.
2. (botany) 
a. cinnamon 
La canela crecía originalmente en Asia antes de ser difundida por el mundo entero.Cinnamon originally grew in Asia before being spread worldwide.
adjective
3. (color) 
a. cinnamon-colored (United States) 
Hay algunas ardillas canela en el bosque cerca de aquí.There are a few cinnamon-colored squirrels in the forest near here.
b. cinnamon-coloured (United Kingdom) 
Después de una semana en Cancún, su piel ya era canela.After a week in Cancun, her skin was already cinnamon-coloured.
canela
Noun
1. (general) 
a. cinnamon 
2. (fig) 
a. no direct translation 
ser canela finato be sheer class
canela
1 (Botánica) (Culin) cinnamon
ser canela fina o en rama
Ana es canela fina o en rama Ana is wonderful; este torero es canela fina he's a brilliant bullfighter; prueba estas gambas, son canela fina try these prawns, they're exquisite
es canela en rama
canela en polvo ground cinnamon
canela en rama stick cinnamon
2 (Caribe) (mulata) mulatto girl
interjection
good gracious!
Phrases with "canela"
Here are the most popular phrases with "canela." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
canela molida
ground cinnamon
piel canela
cinnamon skin
canela en polvo
ground cinnamon
raja de canela
cinnamon stick
Examples
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