kretek

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A cigarette made of tobacco leaves, cloves, and spices prepared from the dried flowers of a tropical tree, Eugenia aromatica; CCs are produced in Indonesia, where they are the preferred (smoked by 90% of smokers) smoking product; 30–40% is shredded clove buds, while the rest is tobacco
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kretek

[A city in Indonesia]
A cigarette consisting of tobacco mixed with clove, originally smoked in Indonesia. Like other flavored cigarettes (e.g. bidis), kretek is popular in Western nations among adolescent smokers.
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