cigarillo

[sig-uh-ril-oh]

Origin of cigarillo

1825–35; < Spanish, diminutive of cigarro cigar
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cigarillo

noun plural -los
  1. a small cigar often only slightly larger than a cigarette
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Word Origin and History for cigarillo
n.

1829, from Spanish cigarillo, diminutive of cigarro (see cigar).

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