(cigarrito [siyaríto]< cigarro see above)
   A cigarette or small cigar. OED: 1844. Not referenced in Spanish sources; however, the DRAE references cigarrillo as a small cigar made of shredded tobacco wrapped in a piece of smoking paper, i.e., a cigarette.
   Alternate forms: cigarillo, cigarrillo, cigarrito, segarrito.

Cowboy Talk. A Dictionary of Spanish Terms. . 2013.

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  • cigarito — cig·a·ri·to …   English syllables

  • cigarito — noun see cigarillo …   Useful english dictionary

  • cigarette — [ sigarɛt ] n. f. • 1831, rare av. 1840; de 1. cigare 1 ♦ Petit rouleau de tabac haché et enveloppé dans un papier fin. ⇒fam. cibiche, clope, pipe, sèche, tige. Paquet, cartouche de cigarettes. Feuille de papier à cigarette. Rouler une cigarette …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cigarette — (n.) 1835, American English, from Fr. cigarette (19c.), dim. of cigare cigar (18c.; see CIGAR (Cf. cigar)). Spanish form cigarito, cigarita also was popular mid 19c …   Etymology dictionary

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