Glossary of Cigar Terms

Oil

The mark of a well-humidified cigar, and an attractive element to the wrapper of a cigar.

Olor
Oh-LORE | noun

A variety of Dominican cigar tobacco known for its big leaves. It is used as filler tobacco and especially as binder tobacco.

Ometepe
Oh-Muh-Teh-Pay | noun

A volcanic island near Lake Nicaragua where a small amount of tobacco is grown (see photo).

Oscuro
Oscuro
Oh-SKOO-Roh | noun

The blackest shade of wrapper, darker than maduro.