1. [ noun ] (botany) 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
Synonyms: hemp
Related terms: shrub marijuana Indian_hemp genus_Cannabis
2. [ noun ] (pharmacology) 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
Synonyms: gage dope grass marihuana ganja skunk weed sess sens smoke pot Mary_Jane marijuana
Related terms: soft_drug controlled_substance dope acapulco_gold hemp joint
Similar spelling:   canvas