Glossary of Cigar Terms


A medium-brown colored wrapper, also referred to as a Colorado Claro.


Nick-Are-Og-Wah | noun

A country in Central America where fine cigars are made and premium cigar tobacco is grown (see photo). Nicaraguan cigar production is …

Nicaraguan Cigar Guilders Association

A group consisting of most of the cigarmakers of Nicaragua.

Nicotiana Tabacum

The family from which modern-day tobacco plants derive. Nicotiana Tabacum is a natural hybrid. The original tobacco plant is believed to …


The act of exhaling a bit of cigar smoke through your nose after a puff, which is a way to judge the power of a smoke and get more notes on …