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ci·gar

 (sĭ-gär′)
n.
A compact roll of tobacco leaves prepared for smoking.

[Spanish cigarro, possibly from Maya sik'ar, from sik, tobacco.]

cigar

(sɪˈɡɑː)
n
(Recreational Drugs) a cylindrical roll of cured tobacco leaves, for smoking
[C18: from Spanish cigarro, perhaps from Mayan sicar to smoke]

ci•gar

(sɪˈgɑr)

n.
a cylindrical roll of tobacco cured for smoking, usu. wrapped in a tobacco leaf.
Idioms:
no cigar, (said to indicate that an effort was not good enough.)
[1625–35; < Sp cigarro]
ci•gar′like`, adj.
pron: See police.

cigar

- Comes from Spanish cigarro, from the Mayan verb sik'ar, "to smoke" or "smoking."
See also related terms for smoking.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cigar - a roll of tobacco for smokingcigar - a roll of tobacco for smoking  
cheroot - a cigar with both ends cut flat
cigar butt - small part of a cigar that is left after smoking
cigarillo - small cigar or cigarette wrapped in tobacco instead of paper
claro - a cigar made with light-colored tobacco
corona - a long cigar with blunt ends
filler - the tobacco used to form the core of a cigar
panatela, panetela, panetella - a long slender cigar
roll of tobacco, smoke - tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder
stogie, stogy - a cheap cigar
Translations
سيجارسِيجَار
doutník
cigar
sigar
sikari
cigara
szivar
cerutu
vindill
葉巻
시가
cigarascigaretė
cigārs
trabuc
cigara
cigara
cigarr
ซิการ์
điếu xì gà

cigar

[sɪˈgɑːʳ]
A. Npuro m, cigarro m
B. CPD cigar case Ncigarrera f
cigar holder Nboquilla f de puro
cigar lighter N (Aut) → encendedor m de puro

cigar

[sɪˈgɑːr] ncigare m

cigar

nZigarre f

cigar

:
cigar box
cigar cutter
nZigarrenabschneider m

cigar

:
cigar lighter
n (in car) → Zigarettenanzünder m
cigar-shaped
adjzigarrenförmig

cigar

[sɪˈgɑːʳ] nsigaro

cigar

(siˈgaː) noun
a roll of tobacco leaves for smoking.
cigarette (sigəˈret) , ((American) ˈsigəret) noun
a tube of finely cut tobacco rolled in thin paper.

cigar

سِيجَار doutník cigar Zigarre πούρο cigarro sikari cigare cigara sigaro 葉巻 시가 sigaar sigar cygaro charuto сигара cigarr ซิการ์ puro điếu xì gà 雪茄

cigar

n. puro, H.A. tabaco.

cigar

n puro, tabaco (esp. Carib)
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