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cigar

A cigar is a fairly large rolled bundle of tobacco that smokers light and take puffs from. A cigar is usually brown, and it's almost always fatter and longer than a cigarette.

Cigar smoking tends to be more of a special event than cigarette smoking, and the ritual involves cutting off the cigar's closed end, lighting the other side with a match, and puffing the smoke lightly. Another difference between cigar and cigarette smokers is that cigar smoke isn't usually inhaled, but only drawn into the mouth. The word cigar comes from the Spanish cigarro, most likely from a Mayan root, sicar, "to smoke rolled tobacco leaves."

Definitions of cigar
  1. noun
    a roll of tobacco for smoking
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    cheroot
    a cigar with both ends cut flat
    cigarillo
    small cigar or cigarette wrapped in tobacco instead of paper
    claro
    a cigar made with light-colored tobacco
    corona
    a long cigar with blunt ends
    panatela, panetela, panetella
    a long slender cigar
    stogie, stogy
    a cheap cigar
    type of:
    roll of tobacco, smoke
    tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder
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