Meaning of CUBAN in English


I. ˈkyübən adjective

Usage: usually capitalized

Etymology: Spanish cubano, adjective & noun, from Cuba, island in the West Indies + Spanish -ano -an

1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of Cuba

2. : of, relating to, or characteristic of Cubans

II. noun

Etymology: Spanish cubano, adjective & noun

1. capitalized : a native or inhabitant of Cuba

2. also cuban tobacco usually capitalized C : a chiefly filler-leaf tobacco derived from seed obtained from Cuba — compare broadleaf 2, havana seed

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