Definition of cheroot in English:

cheroot

Syllabification: che·root
Pronunciation: /SHəˈro͞ot
 
/

noun

  • A cigar with both ends open and untapered.
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    • Cigars, cheroots and cigarillos of tobacco or tobacco substitutes which have been exempt so far shall attract 16% CENVAT.
    • I recall taking second looks as I watched women smoking cigars and cheroots in café's and restaurants, something I'd never seen before but something I'm sure Mary has come across.
    • He preferred to watch, unobserved, the street life of the city from a hole in his prison wall, than to smoke cheroots and talk politics with his fellow prisoners.

Origin

late 17th century: from French cheroute, from Tamil curuṭṭu 'roll of tobacco'.

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