canaster

noun

ca·​nas·​ter
kəˈnastə(r)
plural -s
: a smoking tobacco made of the dried leaves coarsely broken

Word History

Etymology

Dutch kanaster, probably from Spanish canastro basket, probably from Greek kanastron; from its being shipped from South America in baskets

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“Canaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/canaster. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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