Panama Red

noun

: marijuana of a reddish tint that is of Panamanian origin and is held to be very potent

Examples of Panama Red in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At his desk, Pynchon is processing it all, absorbing it—like Emerson’s transparent eyeball, but hyper-dilated and a bit bleary from too much Panama Red. John Semley, WIRED, 16 Feb. 2023 Catering to the hippie crowd, the shop sold flavors with names like Acapulco Gold and Panama Red. New York Times, 8 Apr. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Panama Red was in 1966

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“Panama Red.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Panama%20Red. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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