tumbak

noun tum·bak \(ˌ)təmˈbäk, tu̇m-\
variants: or

tumbaki

\-bäkē\ or

tumbek

\-bek\ or

tumbeki

\-bekē\

Definition of tumbak

plural

-s

  1. :  a coarse Persian tobacco probably derived from a tropical American plant (Nicotiana tabacum)

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Origin and Etymology of tumbak

Arabic tunbak & Turkish tumbeki, both from Persian tanbāku, from Spanish tabaco — more at tobacco


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