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gan·ja

 (gän′jə)
n.
Marijuana.

[Hindi gāṁjhā, hemp resin, from Sanskrit gāñjyā-, of hemp, from gañjaḥ, hemp, perhaps alteration of gṛñjaḥ, a type of plant.]

ganja

(ˈɡɑːndʒə)
n
a highly potent form of cannabis, usually used for smoking
[from Hindi gājā, from Sanskrit grñja]

gan•ja

or gan•jah

(ˈgɑn dʒə, ˈgæn-)

n.
marijuana, esp. in the form of a potent preparation used chiefly for smoking.
[1680–90; < Hindi gā̃jā; compare Skt gañjā hemp]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ganja - a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are preparedganja - a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
Acapulco gold, Mexican green - a particularly potent variety of marijuana
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
2.ganja - 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
Translations
Ganja

ganja

[ˈgændʒə] Nmaría f (Sp) , marihuana f

ganja

nGanja nt
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