Petune
Petune Pe*tune", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Petuned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Petuning}.] [See {Petunia}.] (Agric.) To spray (tobacco) with a liquid intended to produce flavor or aroma. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • petune — pə̇ˈtün, pə̇.ˈtyün transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: perhaps from obsolete French petuner to smoke tobacco, from obsolete French petun tobacco, from Middle French petun, petum : to heighten the flavor and aroma of (tobacco) by dipping in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • petune — pe·tune …   English syllables

  • Petuned — Petune Pe*tune , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Petuned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Petuning}.] [See {Petunia}.] (Agric.) To spray (tobacco) with a liquid intended to produce flavor or aroma. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Petuning — Petune Pe*tune , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Petuned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Petuning}.] [See {Petunia}.] (Agric.) To spray (tobacco) with a liquid intended to produce flavor or aroma. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pétuner — [ petyne ] v. intr. <conjug. : 1> • 1603; de pétun ♦ Vx ou plaisant Fumer, priser du tabac. ● pétuner verbe intransitif (de pétun) Vieux. Fumer du tabac. ⇒PÉTUNER, verbe intrans. Vx ou p. plaisant. Fumer. Ça, monsieur, lorsque vous pétunez …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • pétunia — [ petynja ] n. m. • pétunie 1828 ; de pétun « tabac » ♦ Plante dicotylédone (solanacées) herbacée, ornementale à fleurs violettes, roses, blanches ou panachées. Pots de pétunias sur un balcon. ● pétunia nom masculin (latin scientifique petunia,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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