English translation: tobacco wrapped in tobacco leaves
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08:43 Dec 21, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase:cigar term: "capa natural"
Context: Spanish tobacco company website describing different products in the cigar field.
From my search on Google, which led me to some cigar websites, I know that "capa" is "wrapper." Thus, for "capa natural," I propose "natural wrapper." This assumes (correctly or incorrectly?) that there can be artificial cigar wrappers, or at least wrappers that are not cut from a tobacco leaf.
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NO. A puro is called puro because it contains nothing
Explanation: except tobacco. What people complain about is the ADDITIVES that some companies spray on against moulds and spoilage. Completely, naturally-cured tobacco is the preference, although people tell me this is really getting scarce.
Lots of smoker friends over here in Spain
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Explanation: Hay algunos puros (no cigarrillos) que estan echos con la capa de papel y no es natural. Lo se porque yo tenia un amigo que fumaba puros y le pregunte un dia del porque olia los puros antes de cortarlos, y el me dijo que como el vino se puede saber que pureza tiene por el olor...tambien le pregunte porque hay puros que se cortan antes de fumar y otros no.... los que se cortan son de hoja natural de tabaco y los que no se cortan son artificiales y por tanto puros baratos. Lo que quiero decir con artificiales es que la capa o emboltura esta echa de papel. Por tanto si te doy la razon aunque quizas tengas suerte y puedas encontrar a un buen fumador de puros que aprueve mi teoria
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