hashish

noun
hash·​ish | \ ˈha-ˌshēsh How to pronounce hashish (audio) , ha-ˈshēsh How to pronounce hashish (audio) \

Definition of hashish

: the concentrated resin from the flowering tops of female hemp plants (Cannabis sativa or C. indica) that is smoked, chewed, or drunk for its intoxicating effect

called also charas, hash

— compare bhang, marijuana

Examples of hashish in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The order also outlawed the manufacturing of narcotics and the transportation, trade, export and import of heroin, hashish and alcohol. Bloomberg.com, 3 Apr. 2022 Griner, who plays in the Russian Premier league between WNBA seasons, was arrested at a Moscow-area airport after Russian officials accused her of carrying vape cartridges in her luggage that contained hashish oil, considered there to be a narcotic. Ariana Garcia, Chron, 31 Mar. 2022 The two-time Olympic gold medalist faces drug charges for allegedly smuggling hashish oil last month into Russia. Deena Zaru, ABC News, 18 Mar. 2022 Al-Hiyari, director of the army's information directorate, also said large quantities of hashish and 16 million narcotics pills have been seized. Omar Akour, ajc, 17 Feb. 2022 For years, American tourists flocked to Amsterdam and its famed hashish cafes. Michael Goldstein, Forbes, 9 Oct. 2021 At 17, Didier tried hashish for the first time and was quickly transformed. New York Times, 31 July 2021 Selling hashish is not the same as selling marijuana; there are different consequences and effects than the complexities and mysteries in that good, moral Chabrol film. Armond White, National Review, 30 July 2021 There the children of the summer people shared beer, pot and hashish with the townies. Richard Adams Carey, WSJ, 28 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of hashish

1598, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hashish

Arabic ḥashīsh

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“Hashish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hashish. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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More Definitions for hashish

hashish

noun
hash·​ish | \ ˈhash-ˌēsh How to pronounce hashish (audio) , ha-ˈshēsh How to pronounce hashish (audio) \

Medical Definition of hashish

: the concentrated resin from the flowering tops of the female hemp plant of the genus Cannabis (C. sativa) that is smoked, chewed, or drunk for its intoxicating effect

called also charas, hash

— compare bhang sense 2, marijuana sense 1

More from Merriam-Webster on hashish

Britannica English: Translation of hashish for Arabic Speakers

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