1. [ noun ] (botany) valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation
Synonyms: kanaf deccan_hemp bimli bimli_hemp Bombay_hemp Hibiscus_cannabinus kenaf
Related terms: hibiscus kenaf
2. [ noun ] (botany) source of e.g. bhang and hashish as well as fiber
Synonyms: Cannabis_indica
Related terms: hemp hashish bhang
3. [ noun ] (botany) Canadian dogbane yielding a tough fiber used as cordage by native Americans; used in folk medicine for pain or inflammation in joints
Synonyms: Apocynum_cannabinum rheumatism_weed
Related terms: dogbane
Similar spelling:   Indian_pea