Mary Jane

noun
\ -ˈjān How to pronounce Mary Jane (audio) \

Definition of Mary Jane

slang

First Known Use of Mary Jane

1928, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Mary Jane

by folk etymology (influenced by Spanish Juana Jane)

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“Mary Jane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mary%20Jane. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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