Definition of macouba in English:

macouba

Pronunciation /ˈmakuːbɑː/

noun

  • 1A kind of snuff, usually scented with attar of roses.

  • 2More fully "macouba snuff".

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Wimble's List of Snuffs. From Macouba, the name of a tobacco-growing district in northern Martinique.