Definition of ganja
: a potent and selected preparation of marijuana used especially for smoking; broadly : marijuana
Recent Examples of ganja from the Web
Most fields are small, and 50 buds of ganja produce only 10 grams of charas.
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Origin and Etymology of ganja
borrowed from Hindi gā̃jā & Urdu gānjā “hemp, hemp flower buds,” going back to Sanskrit gañjā “hemp,” of uncertain origin
First Known Use: 1689See Words from the same year
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