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cigarillo

[ sig-uh-ril-oh ]
/ ˌsɪg əˈrɪl oʊ /
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noun, plural cig·a·ril·los.

a small, thin cigar.
a cigarette with a wrapping of tobacco instead of paper.

Nearby words

cigarette end, cigarette girl, cigarette holder, cigarette lighter, cigarette paper, cigarillo, cigfa, ciggy, cigs, ciguatera, cilantro

Origin of cigarillo

1825–35; < Spanish, diminutive of cigarro cigar
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British Dictionary definitions for cigarillo

cigarillo

/ (ˌsɪɡəˈrɪləʊ) /

noun plural -los

a small cigar often only slightly larger than a cigarette
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Word Origin and History for cigarillo

cigarillo


n.

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

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