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English word cigarette comes from French -ette, Latin cicada (Cicada, tree-cricket.), Latin *cicala ((Vulgar Latin) cicada.).

Cigarette etymology ?

Cigarette detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ette French (fra)
cicada Latin (lat) Cicada, tree-cricket.
*cicala Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) cicada.
cigarra Spanish (spa) Cicada.
cigarro Spanish (spa) Cigar. Cigarette.
cigare French (fra) Cigar.
cigarette French (fra) Cigarette.
cigarette English (eng) (slang, rare) To give someone a cigarette, and/or to light one for them. Tobacco or other substances, in a thin roll wrapped with paper, intended to be smoked.

Words with the same origin as cigarette

Descendants of cicada