cheroot

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EtymologyEdit

Probably from Portuguese charuto (cigar), from Tamil சுருட்டு (curuṭṭu, roll (of tobacco)), from சுருள் (curuḷ, roll).[1]

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cheroot (plural cheroots)

  1. A cigar with square-cut ends

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  1. ^ cheroot” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).
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