Attested since 1588, borrowed from Spanish tabaco. The Spanish word is either from Arabic طَبَاق (ṭabāq, “a type of medicinal herb”), also طُبَاق (ṭubāq), or from a Taino word meaning "roll of tobacco leaves" or "a pipe for smoking tobacco".
- (uncountable) Any plant of the genus Nicotiana.
- (uncountable) Leaves of Nicotiana tabacum and some other species cultivated and harvested to make cigarettes, cigars, snuff, for smoking in pipes or for chewing.
- (countable) A variety of tobacco.
Tobaccos from the Connecticut Valley were used for wrapping cigars.
- occabot (back slang)
any plant of the genus Nicotiana
leaves of certain varieties of tobacco plant
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