Definition of chewing tobacco
: a type of tobacco that is chewed rather than smoked
Word by Word Definitions
: any of a genus (Nicotiana) of chiefly American plants of the nightshade family with viscid foliage and tubular flowers
: a tall erect annual tropical American herb (N. tabacum) cultivated for its leaves
: the leaves of cultivated tobacco prepared for use in smoking or chewing or as snuff
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