1The plant that yields tobacco. See tobacco (sense 2).
- The tobacco plant is an ideal crop for genetic modification.
- The first genetically modified crop was a virus-resistant tobacco plant, produced in 1983.
- Although the active ingredients of the cannabis plant differ from those of the tobacco plant, each produces about 4000 chemicals when smoked and these are largely identical.
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Syllabification: to·bac·co plant
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