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Topic: TOBACCO

Language: Old English
Origin: teoru

tar

1 noun
     
tar1 [uncountable]
1TTRTB a black substance, thick and sticky when hot but hard when cold, used especially for making road surfaces coal tar
2DFT a sticky substance that forms when tobacco burns, and that gets into the lungs of people who smoke:
high tar cigarettes
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