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kretek

[ kree-tek ]
/ ˈkri tɛk /
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noun Slang.

a cigarette made of Indonesian tobacco and cloves.

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Origin of kretek

From the Javanese word kréték such a cigarette, the crackling sound made by the cloves in a lit cigarette
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