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Noun: marihuana  ,mer-u'waa-nu [N. Amer], ,ma-ru'waa-nu [Brit]
  1. A strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
    - marijuana, ganja, Cannabis sativa
     
  2. 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
    - cannabis, marijuana, ganja, dagga [S.Africa]

Derived forms: marihuanas

Type of: cannabis, controlled substance, dagga [S.Africa], hemp, soft drug

Part of: cannabis, dagga [S.Africa], hemp, joint, marijuana cigarette, reefer, spliff, stick

Encyclopedia: Marihuana