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Definition of Tobacco
TobaccoTobacco 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.
Meaning of Tobacco from wikipedia
is the common
name of several plants
in the Nicotiana genus
of the Solanaceae
family, and the general
term for any product prepared
from the cured...
- Tobacco smoking
is the practice
of burning tobacco
that is produced. The smoke
may be inhaled, as is done with cigarettes, or simply...
- containing burnable
material, typically tobacco
, that is rolled
into thin paper
for smoking. Across
of tobacco consumption
was long used in the early
Americas. The arrival
of Spain introduced tobacco
to the Europeans, and it became
a lucrative, heavily traded
- British American Tobacco
plc (BAT) is a British multinational company
and other nicotine
- shipment, adverti****t, and distribution
-related products. It is a global
can grow in any warm, moist
- Chewing tobacco
is a type of smokeless tobacco product
that is placed between
the ch**** and lower
gum to draw out its flavor. Some users
chew it, others...
is a smokeless tobacco
made from ground
or pulverised tobacco
leaves. It is inhaled
or "snuffed" into the nasal
- Big Tobacco
is a name used to refer
to the largest global tobacco industry
companies. The five largest tobacco companies
are Philip Morris
- of tobacco cultivars
and varieties. Prior
to the American Civil
War, most tobacco grown
in the US were fire-cured dark-leaf. This type of tobacco
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