Ni*co"tian (?), n. [F. nicotiane; -- so called from Nicot, who introduced it into France, a.d. 150.]

Tobacco.

[R.]

B. Jonson.

 

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Ni*co"tian, a.

Pertaining to, or derived from, tobacco.

[R.]

Bp. Hall.

 

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Ni*co"ti*an (?), n. [NL. See Nicotian.] Bot.

A genus of American and Asiatic solanaceous herbs, with viscid foliage and funnel-shaped blossoms. Several species yield tobacco. See Tobacco.

 

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