Encyclopedia > Cigar

  Article Content

Cigar

A cigar is a tightly rolled bundle of cured tobacco leaves which is lit for the purpose of inhaling (or merely drawing into the mouth rather than into the lungs) its smoke. The word "cigar" is from the Spanish word cigarro, which is possibly derived from the Maya word sik meaning tobacco.

Cigars manufactured in Cuba are widely believed to be the 'best', leading some American smokers to protest against continuing trade sanctions imposed by the government of the United States against Cuban goods.

Types of Cigar

TO DO:

  • history
  • manufacture



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Jordanes

... or Jordanis was a 6th century historian. He was an Ostrogoth and was a notary of Gothic kings in Italy. At the time of Justinian, he was a Christian and possibly ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 37.7 ms