petune

transitive verb pe·tune \ pə̇ˈtün , pə̇‧ˈtyün \

Definition of petune

-ed/-ing/-s
:to heighten the flavor and aroma of (tobacco) by dipping in or spraying with a thick infusion of tobacco stems of the best quality or a liquid of other materials

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Origin and Etymology of petune

perhaps from obsolete French petuner to smoke tobacco, from obsolete French petun tobacco, from Middle French petun, petum


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