Meaning of papirosa in English:

papirosa

noun

(also papyrosa)
  • A type of Russian unfiltered cigarette consisting of a tube of paper or cardboard, a short section at one end of which is filled with tobacco.

Pronunciation

papirosa

/ˌpapɪˈrɒsə/ /ˌpapɪˈrəʊsə/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Daily News. From Russian papiros, papirosa, probably from Polish papieros cigarette of any type (although this is only attested later) from papier paper + a second element of uncertain origin.