marihuana

Definitions of marihuana
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n a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared

Synonyms:
Cannabis sativa, ganja, marijuana
Type of:
cannabis, hemp
any plant of the genus Cannabis; a coarse bushy annual with palmate leaves and clusters of small green flowers; yields tough fibers and narcotic drugs

n 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

Synonyms:
cannabis, ganja, marijuana
Types:
Acapulco gold, Mexican green
a particularly potent variety of marijuana
Type of:
controlled substance
a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
soft drug
a drug of abuse that is considered relatively mild and not likely to cause addiction

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