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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
and the Solanaceae
(nightshade) family, and the general
term for any product
material, usually tobacco
, that is rolled
into thin paper
for smoking. Most cigarettes contain
a "reconstituted tobacco
" product known
- bloodstream. Most commonly, the substance
used is the dried leaves
of the tobacco
have been rolled
into a small square
of rice paper
- Tobacco smoking
is the practice
of smoking tobacco
and inhaling tobacco smoke
(consisting of particle
phases). A broader definition
is a smokeless tobacco
made from ground
or pulverised tobacco
leaves. It is inhaled
or "snuffed" into the nasal
use has predominantly negative effects
on human health
and concern about health effects
has a long history. Research
- Chewing tobacco
is a type of smokeless tobacco product consumed
of the tobacco between
the ch**** and gum or upper
- British American Tobacco
plc (BAT) is a British multinational cigarette
and tobacco manufacturing company headquartered
in London, United
Kingdom. It is...
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has a long history
from its usages
in the early
Americas. It increased
in po****rity with the arrival
to America, which introduced
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