chewing tobacco

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chewing tobacco

A form of smokeless tobacco sold as a shredded product, in contrast to dipping tobacco in which the tobacco leaves are ground.

Health effects
Oral cancer; often disfiguring due to heroic surgery.

chewing tobacco

Smokeless tobacco, see there.

smoke·less to·bac·co

(smōklĕs tŏ-bakō)
A form of the leaf of the plant meant to be chewed or otherwise ingested orally, rather than smoked.
Synonym(s): chewing tobacco.

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