Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Medical Dictionary

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 typically smoked for their intoxicating effect—compare bhang, cannabis, hashish



Variants of marijuana

also marihuana \ˌmar-ə-ˈwän-ə also -ˈhwän-\play


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up marijuana? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a smart aleck

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

maudlin angry oily prompt
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ