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bhang

also bang  (băng, bäng)
n.
A preparation from the leaves and seed capsules of the cannabis plant, smoked, chewed, eaten, or infused and drunk to obtain mild euphoria.

[Ultimately from Sanskrit bhaṅgā.]

bhang

(bæŋ) or

bang

n
(Plants) a preparation of the leaves and flower tops of Indian hemp, which has psychoactive properties: much used in India. See also cannabis
[C16: from Hindi bhāng]

bhang

(bæŋ)

n.
a mild preparation of cannabis, drunk as a fermented brew or smoked for its intoxicant or hallucinogenic effects.
[1555–65; < Hindi bhāng < Skt bhangā hemp]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bhang - a preparation of the leaves and flowers of the hemp plantbhang - a preparation of the leaves and flowers of the hemp plant; much used in India
soft drug - a drug of abuse that is considered relatively mild and not likely to cause addiction
Cannabis indica, Indian hemp - source of e.g. bhang and hashish as well as fiber
References in classic literature ?
News is not meant to be thrown about like dung-cakes, but used sparingly - like bhang.
Matuga Deputy County Commissioner Benson Maisori said officers intercepted 305 stones of bhang after a tip off from members of community policing.
It was followed by a passage that had a touch of humour in it because it was about bhang.
While talking to newsmen, the protestors said that the open sale of hashish, bhang, wine and other drugs is being continued by the people in different areas of Mehrabpur, while the police have not taken any action against the drug peddlers.
Jograna House Opp Bordigate 2 Opp Ashtvinayak-4, Near Sitaram Tiles, Opp Bandhu Bunglow, Ahichchhatra kendra to Don chawk 3 Prabhudas Talav Street Opp Prajapati Vadi & Opp Mukeshbhai Panwala Home 4 Press road Bhumbhani Fali, Manchha Sheth Street, Purshotamdas Deli 5 Ranika Bhang Karkhana Padumal Dela Bhimabhai Luhar home
An exotic mix of spices, nuts and full fat milk go into the making of this cooling summer drink, which is traditionally mixed with bhang during Holi.
Lamu police officers confiscated 747 huge rolls of bhang with a street value of Sh597,600 in a swoop on Friday.
According to Senior Superintendent of police (SSP) Khairpur Shabir Ahmed Sethar Ranipur police arrested Yasir Ali Abbasi and recovered 120 grams of hashish from his possession, Sobhodero police during patrolling arrested Achar Mashoori and recovered 250 grams of Chars from his possession while Kotdiji police arrested Anwwer Ali Shaikh and recovered 90 grams of chars and 1500 grams of bhang from his possession, Kotdiji police also arrested Gull Hassan Kahskheli and recovered one bottle of alcohol from his possession.
122 kg Bhang were seized while 101 drunk men were arrested.
According to police, Kulachi police conducted search and strike operation at Kot Wali dad and Nikora check post on the directive of District Police Offier(DPO) Raja Abdul Saboor Khan and recovered 500 gram hashish and 500 gram Bhang from possession of an accused, Mumtaz.
Previous studies also corroborated that females are at greater risk to have suicidal ideation and to experience internalizing symptoms such as depression and anxiety compared to males (An, Ahn, and Bhang, 2010; Juang, Syed, and Cookston, 2012; McLaughlin, Hilt, and Nolen-Hoeksema, 2007).