maccaboy

noun
mac·​ca·​boy | \ ˈmakəˌbȯi \
variants: or less commonly maccabaw \ -​bȯ \ or macouba \ məˈkübə \
plural -s

Definition of maccaboy

: a snuff from Martinique

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History and Etymology for maccaboy

modification of French macouba, from Macouba, district in Martinique where it is made

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“Maccaboy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maccaboy. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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