pe·​tune | \ pə̇ˈtün, pə̇‧ˈtyün \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of petune

: 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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History and Etymology for petune

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

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“Petune.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/petune. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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