Etymology
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cheroot (n.)

"cigar," 1670s, probably from Portuguese charuto "cigar," from Tamil (Dravidian) curuttu "roll" (of tobacco), from curul "to roll." Originally a cigar from southern India or Manila in the Philippines; later a cigar of a certain shape.

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Definitions of cheroot

cheroot (n.)
a cigar with both ends cut flat;
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