nicotian

noun ni·co·tian \niˈkōshən\

Definition of nicotian

plural

-s

  1. 1 obsolete :  tobacco

  2. 2 archaic :  a user of tobacco

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Origin and Etymology of nicotian

Middle French nicotiane, probably from New Latin nicotiana (in herba nicotiana Nicot's herb, tobacco), feminine of nicotianus, adjective, of Nicot from Jean Nicot †1600 + Latin -ianus -an


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