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Noun: hemp family
  1. Two genera of erect or twining herbs that are pollinated by the wind, including the genera Cannabis and Humulus; term not used in all classifications; in some the genus Cannabis is placed in the family Moraceae and the genus Humulus in the family Urticaceae
    - Cannabidaceae, family Cannabidaceae

Type of: dicot family, magnoliopsid family

Part of: order Urticales, Urticales

Encyclopedia: Hemp family