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maccaboy

[mak-uh-boi] /ˈmæk əˌbɔɪ/
noun
1.
a kind of snuff, usually rose-scented.
Also, maccoboy.
Origin
1730-1740
1730-40; earlier macabao, macauba, mac(c)ouba < French macouba a kind of aromatic tobacco; special use of Macouba place in northern Martinique, where made
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British Dictionary definitions for maccaboy

maccaboy

/ˈmækəˌbɔɪ/
noun
1.
a dark rose-scented snuff
Word Origin
C18: from French macouba, from the name of the district of Martinique where it is made
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