maccoboy

maccaboy

[mak-uh-boi]
noun
a kind of snuff, usually rose-scented.
Also, maccoboy.


Origin:
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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maccaboy, maccoboy or maccabaw (ˈmækəˌbɔɪ, ˈmækəˌbɔː)
 
n
a dark rose-scented snuff
 
[C18: from French macouba, from the name of the district of Martinique where it is made]
 
maccoboy, maccoboy or maccabaw
 
n
 
[C18: from French macouba, from the name of the district of Martinique where it is made]
 
maccabaw, maccoboy or maccabaw
 
n
 
[C18: from French macouba, from the name of the district of Martinique where it is made]

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