Where did the name tobacco come from?

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Wendy Grady asked a question: Where did the name tobacco come from?
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Date created: Wed, Jul 7, 2021 1:50 PM
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The English word tobacco originates from the Spanish and Portuguese word "tabaco". The precise origin of this word is disputed, but it is generally thought to have derived, at least in part, from Taíno, the Arawakan language of the Caribbean.

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