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maduro

[muh-doo r-oh] /məˈdʊər oʊ/
adjective, (of cigars)
1.
strong and darkly colored.
Origin of maduro
1885-1890
1885-90; < Spanish < Latin mātūrus ripe
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  • The Cubans themselves favor the dark “maduro” fully ripened leaves.

    Tobacco Leaves W. A. Brennan
  • In color they would be dark—say maduro—and he would explain that he bought them because he liked full-flavored weeds.

    My Lady Nicotine J. M. Barrie
British Dictionary definitions for maduro

maduro

/məˈdʊərəʊ/
adjective
1.
(of cigars) dark and strong
noun (pl) -ros
2.
a cigar of this type
Word Origin
Spanish, literally: ripe, from Latin mātūrus ripe, mature
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Contemporary definitions for maduro
noun

a dark-brown strong and slightly sweet cigar

Word Origin

Spanish 'ripe'

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