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English definition of “tobacco”

tobacco

noun [U]     /təˈbæk.əʊ/ US  /-oʊ/
C1 a substance smoked in cigarettes, pipes, etc. that is prepared from the dried leaves of a particular plant: 28 percent of people thought that the advertising of tobacco (= tobacco and products made from it, such as cigarettes) and alcohol should be banned.Tobacco and smoking
(Definition of tobacco noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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