marijuana

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

marijuana \marijuana\ n.

1. A strong-smelling Asian plant ({Cannabis sativa}), also called {hemp}, from which a number of euphorogenic and halucinogenic drugs are prepared. The euphoric effect is predominently due to {tetrahydrocannabinol} ({THC}). [Also spelled {marihuana}.]

Syn: cannabis, ganja, pot, grass, marihuana, {Cannabis sativa}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. The dried leaves or the female flowers of the hemp plant, which is smoked or chewed to obtain a euphoric effect. The flowers usually have a higher concentration of the active ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol.

Syn: cannabis, ganja, pot, grass, marihuana, dope, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk, Mary Jane. [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

marijuana

noun

1: a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared [syn: {marijuana}, {marihuana}, {ganja}, {Cannabis sativa}]

2: the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect [syn: {cannabis}, {marijuana}, {marihuana}, {ganja}]


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