Origin of cherootfrom Tamil churu??u, a roll
A cigar with square-cut ends.
Origin of cherootFrench cheroute ultimately from Tamil curru&tlowdot;&tlowdot;u from curi to be spiral
- Tobacco and vegetables are also produced in some quantity, and maize is grown largely for the sake of the husk, which is used for native cheroot-wrappers, under the name of yawpet.
- Cheroot making and smoking is universal among both sexes.