Definition of mahorka in English:

mahorka

(also makharka, makhorka)

noun

  • A low-grade variety of coarse tobacco smoked in Russia and neighbouring countries.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George A. Sala (1828–1895), journalist. From Russian maxorka the plant Nicotiana rustica or the tobacco obtained from this.

Pronunciation

mahorka

/məˈhɔːkə/