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Definition of 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.
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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