tobacconist

[ tuh-bak-uh-nist ]
/ təˈbæk ə nɪst /
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noun

a dealer in tobacco, especially the owner of a store that sells pipe tobaccos, cigarettes, and cigars.

Origin of tobacconist

1590–1600; tobacco + intrusive -n- + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for tobacconist

tobacconist

/ (təˈbækənɪst) /

noun

mainly British a person or shop that sells tobacco, cigarettes, pipes, etc
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Word Origin and History for tobacconist

tobacconist


n.

"dealer in tobacco," 1650s, from tobacco + -ist + abnormal inserted consonant; earlier meaning was "person addicted to tobacco" (1590s).

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