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mar·i·jua·na

also mar·i·hua·na  (măr′ə-wä′nə)
n.
1. The cannabis plant.
2. The dried flower clusters and leaves of this plant, smoked or ingested to induce euphoria or to treat the symptoms of certain medical conditions. Use of marijuana is illegal under federal law, but certain jurisdictions permit regulated use for medical or recreational purposes.

[Spanish marihuana.]

marijuana

(ˌmærɪˈhwɑːnə) or

marihuana

n
1. (Recreational Drugs) the dried leaves and flowers of the hemp plant, used for its euphoric effects, esp in the form of cigarettes. See also cannabis
2. (Plants) another name for hemp1
[C19: from Mexican Spanish]

ma•ri•jua•na

or ma•ri•hua•na

(ˌmær əˈwɑ nə)

n.
1. the dried leaves and female flowers of the hemp plant used esp. in cigarette form as an intoxicant.
[1890–95, Amer.; < Mexican Spanish marihuana, mariguana, of uncertain orig.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marijuana - a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are preparedmarijuana - 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.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
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

marijuana

noun cannabis, pot (slang), weed (slang), dope (slang), black (slang), blow (slang), smoke (informal), stuff (slang), leaf (slang), tea (U.S. slang), grass (slang), chronic (U.S. slang), hemp, hash (slang), gage (U.S. dated slang), hashish, mary jane (U.S. slang), ganja, bhang, kif, wacky baccy (slang), sinsemilla, dagga (S. African), charas The minister said he had smoked marijuana once.
Quotations
"I experimented with marijuana a time or two. And I didn't like it, and I didn't inhale" [Bill Clinton]
Translations
marihuana
marihuana
marihuaana
marihuana
marihuana
kendermarihuána
maríúana, gras
マリファナマリワナ
마리화나
cannabis
marihuanakanapė
kaņepemarihuanamarihuāna
marijuana
marihuana
marihuanaмарихуана
marijuana
กัญชา
cần sa

marijuana

marihuana [ˌmærɪˈhwɑːnə] Nmarihuana f, mariguana f

marijuana

[ˌmærɪˈwɑːnə] nmarijuana f

marijuana

marihuana [ˌmærɪˈhwɑːnə] nmarijuana

marijuana,

marihuana

(mӕriˈwaːnə) noun
a type of drug (illegal in many countries) made from the dried flowers and leaves of the hemp plant.

marijuana

مَارِيِجْوَاناً marihuana marihuana Marihuana μαριχουάνα marihuana marihuana marijuana marihuana marijuana マリファナ 마리화나 marihuana marihuana marihuana maconha, marijuana марихуана marijuana กัญชา Hint keneviri cần sa 大麻

mar·i·jua·na

, marihuana
n. mariguana. V.: Cannabis sativa.

marijuana

n mariguana, marihuana (esp. Mex), hierba (fam), mota (Mex, CA; fam); medical — marihuana medicinal
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