[floo-kyoo r]

verb (used with object), flue-cured, flue-cur·ing.

to dry or cure by warm air that has been passed through flues.

Origin of flue-cure

First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for flue-cure



(tr) to cure (tobacco) by means of radiant heat from pipes or flues connected to a furnace
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