: cured with heat transmitted through a flue without exposure to smoke or fumes
flue-cured tobacco

Word History

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of flue-cured was in 1905

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Cite this Entry

“Flue-cured.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flue-cured. Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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