- aromatic annual or perennial herbs and shrubs 2. [n] - leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion
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Tobacco: A South American herb, formally known as Nicotiana tabacum, whose leaves contain 2-8% nicotine and serve as the source of smoking and smokeless tobacco. Nicotiana tabacum belongs to the nightshade family, which also includes potatoes, tomatoes, eggplant and red peppers. All contain nicotine. However, the concentration of nicotine in those
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[ Spanish tabaco
, from 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
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1. <botany> 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. ... The name is extended to other species of the genus, and to some unrelated plants, as Indian tobacco (Ni
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leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion
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tobacco plant noun
aromatic annual or perennial herbs and shrubs
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Trussed tobacco played the role of money in the region of the pacific islands until the twentieth century. In America, especially Maryland, tobacco money was even legal tender.
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(tә-bak´o) the dried prepared leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, an annual plant widely cultivated in the United States, the source of various alkaloids, the principal one being nicotine. See also smoking and nicotine poisoning.
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• (n.) 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. • (n.) The leaves of the plant prepared for smoking, chewing, etc., by being dried, cured, and manufactured
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common name of the plant Nicotiana tabacum and, to a limited extent, N. rustica and the cured leaf that is used, usually after aging and processing ... [32 related articles]
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Tobacco is an agricultural product processed from the leaves of plants in the genus Nicotiana. It can be consumed, used as a pesticide and, in the form of nicotine tartrate, used in some medicines. It is most commonly used as a recreational drug, and is a valuable cash crop for countries such as Cuba, China and the United States. Tobacco is a name
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The dried, prepared leaves of the tobacco plant that contain nicotine. Tobacco smoke is a hazard for smokers and exposed nonsmokers, including the fetus. Tobacco related complications during pregnancy can include low birth weight of the fetus, reduced placental blood flow, fetal breathing complications, stillbirth and SIDS in a newborn infant.
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tobacco, name for any plant of the genus Nicotiana of the Solanaceae family (nightshade family) and for the product manufactured from the leaf and used in cigars and cigarettes, snuff, and pipe and chewing tobacco. Tobacco plants are also used in plant bioengineering, and some of the 60 species are ...
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Tobacco is the name given to the leaves of those varieties of the Nicotiana which are prepared in different forms for use as a narcotic. It is generally manufactured for smoking, but also for chewing and as snuth.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: tō-bak′ō Definitions: 1. An herb of South American origin, Nicotiana tabacum, which has large ovate to lanceolate leaves and terminal clusters of tubular white or pink flowers. Tobacco leaves contain 2-8% of nicotine and are the source of smoking and chewing tobacco or snuff. Tobacco smoke contains nicotine
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Any of a group of large-leaved plants belonging to the nightshade family, native to tropical parts of the Americas. The species Nicotiana tabacum
is widely cultivated in warm, dry climates for use in cigars and cigarettes, and in powdered form as snuff. (Genus Nicoti...
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A plant with leaves that have high levels of the addictive chemical nicotine. The leaves may be smoked (in cigarettes, cigars, and pipes), applied to the gums (as dipping and chewing tobacco), or inhaled (as snuff). Tobacco leaves also contain many cancer-causing chemicals, and tobacco use and exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke have been linked t
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Thomas Fec, better known by the alias Tobacco, is an American electronic musician. He is the frontman of the band Black Moth Super Rainbow, in addition to working as a solo artist; in both settings he works most conspicuously with pre-digital electronic instruments such as analog synthesizers and tape machines. ==Biography and ca
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Tobacco (Тютюн, Tyutyun) is a 1962 Bulgarian drama film directed by Nikola Korabov. It was entered into the 1963 Cannes Film Festival. The film was based on Dimitar Dimov`s best-selling novel Tobacco. ...
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Some red wines have the scent of fresh tobacco. It is a distinctive and wonderful smell in wine.
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Tobacco is a common smell found in mature wines. This can range from cigar tobacco to ash or even pipe aromatics. This is a positive trait.
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