ma·​du·​ro | \ mə-ˈdu̇r-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce maduro (audio) \
plural maduros

Definition of maduro

: a dark-colored relatively strong cigar

Examples of maduro in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Smoking ribs in your backyard for hours, while drinking and smoking a fine maduro cigar, isn’t about political commentary. John Kass,, "Column: Forget meat candy, try these lemony smoked Greek ribs," 12 July 2019

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First Known Use of maduro

1850, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for maduro

Spanish, from maduro ripe, from Latin maturus — more at mature

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“Maduro.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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