The word ‘Nicotine’ Random Facts | 1 comment The word ‘Nicotine’ is derived from Frenchman Jean Nicot who introduced tobacco to France in 1560. Source 1 Comment Ed on August 5, 2016 at 11:48 pm Love the facts, you learn something new everyday! Reply Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.