hashish


hash·ish

noun \ˈha-ˌshēsh, ha-ˈshēsh\

: an illegal drug that comes from the hemp plant and that is usually smoked or chewed

Full Definition of HASHISH

:  the concentrated resin from the flowering tops of female hemp plants (Cannabis sativa or C. indica) that is smoked, chewed, or drunk for its intoxicating effect —called also charas — compare bhang, marijuana

Origin of HASHISH

Arabic ḥashīsh
First Known Use: 1598

hash·ish

noun \ˈhash-ˌēsh, ha-ˈshēsh\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HASHISH

: the concentrated resin from the flowering tops of the female hemp plant of the genus Cannabis (C. sativa) that is smoked, chewed, or drunk for its intoxicating effect—called also charas; compare bhang 2, marijuana

hashish

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Hallucinogenic drug preparation derived from resin from the flowers of hemp plants. Marijuana, a product of the same plant, is far less potent. Hashish is smoked or eaten. The active ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), makes up 10–15% of hashish.

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