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Oxford dictionary definition of the word cigar:
a cylinder of tobacco rolled in tobacco leaves for smoking.
close but no cigar
North American informal (of an attempt) almost but not quite successful:
they didn’t catch him in the car—close but no cigar
[referring to a cigar received in congratulation]
early 18th century: from French cigare, or from Spanish cigarro, probably from Mayan sik’ar ‘smoking’