Borrowed from Russian папиро́са, from Polish papieros, from papier with the ending added from Spanish cigarro and the stem being from German Papier, from Late Middle High German papier, from Latin papȳrus, papȳrum, from Ancient Greek πάπυρος, supposedly of Egyptian origin.
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