The word cigar originally comes from the Mayan Sikar, meaning “to smoke rolled tobacco leaves. ” Cigars are believed to have been invented by the ancient Mayans.
In the 10th century, a Mayan ceramic pot from Guatemala portrayed people smoking tobacco leaves tied with a string. They would wrap the tobacco in a plantain leaf or a palm and smoke it.
Christopher Columbus was one of the first westerners to discover tobacco and ever since, cigar smoking has grown tremendously all over the world. Defining Cigar A cigar is a rolled bundle of fermented and dried tobacco leaves made to be smoked.Read more on curiousmindmagazine.com