cigarro

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

cigarro (plural cigarros)

  1. cigar

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Portuguese[edit]

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cigarro

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish cigarro.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cigarro m (plural cigarros)

  1. cigarette

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Spanish[edit]

Cuatro cigarros.

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin; perhaps from cigarro (male cicada), a form of cigarra (cicada) found in some older texts particularly from southern Spain,[1] or from a Mayan language, compare Yucatec Maya siyar (to smoke tobacco leaves), Q'eqchi sik'ar (to smoke).[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cigarro m (plural cigarros)

  1. cigar
    Synonym: puro
  2. cigarette

Derived terms[edit]

(diminutive cigarrillo or cigarrito)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: cigar
  • French: cigare
  • Sicilian: sicarru

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberto Ignacio Díaz, Unhomely Rooms: Foreign Tongues and Spanish American Literature (2002), page 169
  2. ^ Spanish Word Histories and Mysteries: English Words That Come From Spanish (2007, edited by the editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries), pages 67-68