[ shuh-root ]
/ ʃəˈrut /
a cigar having open, untapered ends.
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Origin of cheroot
First recorded in 1660–70, cheroot is from the Tamil word curuṭṭu roll (of tobacco)
Words nearby cheroot
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British Dictionary definitions for sheroot
/ (ʃəˈruːt) /
a cigar with both ends cut off squarely
Word Origin for cheroot
C17: from Tamil curuttu curl, roll
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