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marijuana

noun mar·i·jua·na

Medical Definition of marijuana

  1. 1:  hemp 1

  2. 2:  the dried leaves and flowering tops of the pistillate hemp plant that yield THC and are sometimes smoked in cigarettes for their intoxicating effect—compare bhang, cannabis, hashish



Variants of marijuana

also mar·i·hua·na \ˌmar-ə-ˈwän-ə also -ˈhwän-\play


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