from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A thin, often flavored Indian cigarette made of tobacco wrapped in a tendu leaf.
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- n. a beedi
Hindi bīṛī, from Sanskrit vīṭakam, vīṭikam, areca nut and spices rolled up in a betel leaf.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)