tobacco etymology

English word tobacco comes from Spanish tabaco (Tobacco.)

Detailed word origin of tobacco

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tabaco Spanish (spa) Tobacco.
tobacco English (eng) (intransitive) To indulge in tobacco; to smoke.. (transitive) To treat with tobacco. (countable) A variety of tobacco.. (uncountable) Any plant of the genus Nicotiana.. (uncountable) Leaves of Nicotiana tabacum and some other species cultivated and harvested to make cigarettes, cigars, snuff, for smoking in pipes or for chewing.

Words with the same origin as tobacco

Descendants of tabaco