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Definition of Cimolite
cimoliteTobacco To*bac"co, n. [Sp. tabaco, fr. the Indian tabaco the
tube or pipe in which the Indians or Caribbees smoked this
plant. Some derive the word from Tabaco, a province of
Yucatan, where it was said to be first found by the
Spaniards; others from the island of Tobago, one of the
Caribbees. But these derivations are very doubtful.]
1. (Bot.) An American plant (Nicotiana Tabacum) of the
Nightshade family, much used for smoking and chewing, and
as snuff. As a medicine, it is narcotic, emetic, and
cathartic. Tobacco has a strong, peculiar smell, and an
Note: The name is extended to other species of the genus, and
to some unrelated plants, as Indian tobacco (Nicotiana
rustica, and also Lobelia inflata), mountain tobacco
(Arnica montana), and Shiraz tobacco (Nicotiana
2. The leaves of the plant prepared for smoking, chewing,
etc., by being dried, cured, and manufactured in various
Tobacco box (Zo["o]l.), the common American skate.
Tobacco camphor. (Chem.) See Nicotianine.
Tobacco man, a tobacconist. [R.]
(a) A pipe used for smoking, made of baked clay, wood, or
(b) (Bot.) Same as Indian pipe, under Indian.
Tobacco-pipe clay (Min.), a species of clay used in making
tobacco pipes; -- called also cimolite.
Tobacco-pipe fish. (Zo["o]l.) See Pipemouth.
Tobacco stopper, a small plug for pressing down the tobacco
in a pipe as it is smoked.
Tobacco worm (Zo["o]l.), the larva of a large hawk moth
(Sphinx, or Phlegethontius, Carolina). It is dark green,
with seven oblique white stripes bordered above with dark
brown on each side of the body. It feeds upon the leaves
of tobacco and tomato plants, and is often very injurious
to the tobacco crop. See Illust. of Hawk moth.
Cimolite Cim"o*lite, n. [Gr. ? (sc. ?) Cimolian earth, fr. ?,
L. Cimolus, an island of the Cyclades.] (Min.)
A soft, earthy, clayey mineral, of whitish or grayish color.
Meaning of Cimolite from wikipedia
- Cimolian Earth
(Gr****: κιμωλια, Latin: terra
simolia), also known
to a variety
in the ancient
of Chios, Cimolean earth
or pure clay (cimolite
), soft earth, called
like verdigris, is smoked...
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