tumbak

noun tum·bak \ (ˌ)təmˈbäk , tu̇m- \
variants: or tumbaki \-bäkē\ or tumbek \-bek\ or tumbeki \-bekē\

Definition of tumbak

plural -s
: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


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