Definition of humidor in English:


Line breaks: hu|mi¦dor
Pronunciation: /ˈhjuːmɪdɔː


  • An airtight container for keeping cigars or tobacco moist.
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    • An effective humidor should keep cigars at a temperature of 68 to 70 degrees and a humidity of 68 to 74 percent.
    • Inside the door, stored beneath the counter at the switchboard, is a humidor with an excellent cigar collection known only to the members.
    • Top-of-the-range humidors stacked with quality Cuban cigars are just one more attraction.


early 20th century: from humid, on the pattern of cuspidor.

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