/ (ˈkænəstə) /
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coarsely broken dried tobacco leaves
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Word Origin for canaster
C19: (meaning: rush basket in which tobacco was packed): from Spanish canastro; see canister
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How to use canaster in a sentence
But I don't speak of the years in which that scorpion has been enjoying a salary and smoking canaster at my expense.
While I was buying my ounce of canaster that dog entered the shop.