Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various flowering annual or perennial herbs of the genus Nicotiana, native to the Americas and including the tobacco plant and ornamental species with fragrant flowers.

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  • n. Any ornamental plant of the genus Nicotiana

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

New Latin (herba) nicotiāna, (herb of) Nicot, nicotiana, after Jean Nicot (1530?-1600), French diplomat.

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From the genus name

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