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can·na·bis

 (kăn′ə-bĭs)
n.
1. A tall annual dioecious plant (Cannabis sativa), native to Central Asia and having alternate, palmately divided leaves and tough bast fibers.
2. Any of several mildly euphoriant, intoxicating hallucinogenic drugs, such as ganja, hashish, or marijuana, prepared from various parts of this plant.

[Latin, from Greek kannabis.]

can′na·bic (-bĭk) adj.
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cannabis

(ˈkænəbɪs)
n
1. (Plants) the hemp plant, esp Indian hemp (Cannabis indica). See hemp
2. (Recreational Drugs) the drug obtained from the dried leaves and flowers of the hemp plant, which is smoked or chewed for its psychoactive properties. It produces euphoria and relaxation; repeated use may lead to psychological dependence. See also cannabin, hashish, marijuana, bhang
[C18: from Latin, from Greek kannabis; see hemp]
ˈcannabic adj
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can•na•bis

(ˈkæn ə bɪs)

n.
1. the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa.
2. the flowering tops of the plant.
3. any of the parts of the plant from which hashish, marijuana, bhang, and similar drugs are prepared.
[1790–1800; < New Latin, Latin: hemp < Greek kánnabis]
can′na•bic, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cannabis - any plant of the genus Cannabiscannabis - 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
cannabis, ganja, marihuana, marijuana - 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
genus Cannabis - hemp: genus of coarse annuals native to central Asia and widely naturalized in north temperate regions; in some classifications included in the family Moraceae
Cannabis sativa, ganja, marihuana, marijuana - a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
Cannabis indica, Indian hemp - source of e.g. bhang and hashish as well as fiber
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.cannabis - 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
Acapulco gold, Mexican green - a particularly potent variety of marijuana
controlled substance - a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
marijuana cigarette, reefer, spliff, joint, stick - marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
dope, gage, green goddess, sens, sess, Mary Jane, locoweed, skunk, weed, grass, smoke, pot - street names for marijuana
soft drug - a drug of abuse that is considered relatively mild and not likely to cause addiction
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
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cannabis

noun marijuana, pot (slang), dope (slang), hash (slang), black (slang), blow (slang), smoke (informal), stuff (slang), leaf (slang), tea (U.S. slang), grass (slang), chronic (U.S. slang), weed (slang), hemp, gage (U.S. dated slang), hashish, mary jane (U.S. slang), ganja, bhang, kif, wacky baccy (slang), sinsemilla, dagga (S. African), charas Long-term heavy smoking of cannabis may lead to lung disorders.
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Translations
قِنَّبٌ هِنْدِيّقنّب، حَشيش
канабис
konopímarihuanahašiš
cannabishamphashmarihuana
kanabo
kanep
kannabis
kanabis
kannabis, hampur
大麻
칸나비스
kanapė
cannabis
กัญชา
esrarhaşiş
ma túy làm từ cây gai dầu

cannabis

[ˈkænəbɪs]
A. N (Bot) → cáñamo m (índico); (= drug) → cannabis m
B. CPD cannabis resin Nresina f de hachís
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cannabis

[ˈkænəbɪs] n
(= drug) → cannabis m
(= cannabis plant) → chanvre m indien
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cannabis

nCannabis m
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cannabis

[ˈkænəbɪs] ncanapa indiana
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cannabis

(ˈkӕnəbis) noun
a drug made from Indian hemp, whose use is illegal in many countries. He is hooked on (= addicted to) cannabis.
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cannabis

قِنَّبٌ هِنْدِيّ marihuana cannabis Cannabis κάναβη hachís, mariguana kannabis cannabis kanabis cannabis 大麻 칸나비스 cannabis cannabis konopie indyjskie cannabis, maconha гашиш cannabis กัญชา esrar ma túy làm từ cây gai dầu 大麻
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cannabis

n cannabis m
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