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Definition of Tobacco

Tobacco

  1. 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 acrid taste.
  2. The leaves of the plant prepared for smoking, chewing, etc., by being dried, cured, and manufactured in various ways.

Tobacco Quotations

The true face of smoking is disease, death and horror - not the glamour and sophistication the pushers in the tobacco industry try to portray.
David Byrne

Alcohol, tobacco, and pharmaceutical drugs are legal, but they can hurt a lot of people.
Ziggy Marley

Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at all times, and in all countries, called in some physical aid to their moral consolations - wine, beer, opium, brandy, or tobacco.
Edmund Burke

Tobacco is the only industry that produces products to make huge profits and at the same time damage the health and kill their consumers.
Margaret Chan

Being smarter gives you a tailwind throughout life. People who are more intelligent earn more, live longer, get divorced less, are less likely to get addicted to alcohol and tobacco, and their children live longer.
Steven Pinker
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Tobacco Translations

tobacco in Afrikaans is tabak, twak
tobacco in Dutch is tabak
tobacco in Finnish is tupakka
tobacco in French is tabac, perlot
tobacco in German is Tabak
tobacco in Italian is tabacco
tobacco in Norwegian is tobakk
tobacco in Portuguese is tabaco
tobacco in Spanish is tabaco
tobacco in Swedish is tobak
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