cigarillo

[sig-uh-ril-oh]
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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

  1. cigarette end,
  2. cigarette girl,
  3. cigarette holder,
  4. cigarette lighter,
  5. cigarette paper,
  6. cigfa,
  7. ciggy,
  8. cigs,
  9. ciguatera,
  10. cilantro

Origin of cigarillo

1825–35; < Spanish, diminutive of cigarro cigar

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British Dictionary definitions for cigarillo

cigarillo

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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