v. tPetune(Agric) To spray (tobacco) with a liquid intended to produce flavor or aroma.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
npetuneThe liquid employed in petuning. In Cuba, where petuning was first practised, this liquid is prepared by the extraction of tobacco stems, sometimes, at least, in a fluid containing ammonium carbonate. A hot solution of this is similarly used in the United States, but here the liquid is frequently made of rum, sour wine, licorice, etc., without extraction of stems.
petuneTo spray (tobacco), during or after the sweating process, with a special liquid (see petune, n.), for the purposes stated in the following quotation. See condition, v. t., 7.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
The Tionnontates became so identified with their neighbours that they were named the Hurons of the Petun.