|—n , pl -cos, -coes|
|1.||any of numerous solanaceous plants of the genus Nicotiana, having mildly narcotic properties, tapering hairy leaves, and tubular or funnel-shaped fragrant flowers. The species N. tabacum is cultivated as the chief source of commercial tobacco|
|2.||the leaves of certain of these plants dried and prepared for snuff, chewing, or smoking|
|[C16: from Spanish tabaco, perhaps from Taino: leaves rolled for smoking, assumed by the Spaniards to be the name of the plant]|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
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