Definition of tobacco
- has sworn off tobacco
a farm that grows tobacco
a state tax on tobacco
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First Known Use: circa 1565See Words from the same year
: a plant that produces leaves which are smoked in cigarettes, pipes, etc.
: the leaves of the tobacco plant used for smoking or chewing
: products (such as cigars or cigarettes) that are made from tobacco
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