Dictionary

hashish

noun hash·ish \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

hashish

noun hash·ish \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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: hashkabahPrevious Word in the Dictionary: hash houseAll Words Near: hashish
April 18, 2015
wimple Hear it
to veil, ripple, or meander
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears