false hemp

noun

Definition of false hemp

2 : sunn
3 : a tall, bushy perennial herb (Datisca cannabina) that is native to southern Asia, has clusters of small yellowish green to greenish white flowers, and is the source of a yellow dye

called also bastard hemp

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“False hemp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/false%20hemp. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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