marijuana

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noun mar·i·jua·na \ˌmer-ə-ˈwä-nə, ˌma-rə- also -ˈhwä-\

Definition of marijuana

  1. 1 :  hemp 1a, c

  2. 2 :  the dried leaves and flowering tops of the pistillate hemp plant that yield THC and are smoked in cigarettes for their intoxicating effect — compare bhang, cannabis, hashish

Variants of marijuana

less commonly

marihuana

Origin and Etymology of marijuana

Mexican Spanish mariguana, marihuana


First Known Use: 1894

Other Drug/Tobacco Terms


MARIJUANA Defined for English Language Learners

marijuana

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noun mar·i·jua·na \ˌmer-ə-ˈwä-nə, ˌma-rə- also -ˈhwä-\

Definition of marijuana for English Language Learners

  • : the dried leaves and flowers of the hemp plant that are smoked as a drug


MARIJUANA Defined for Kids

marijuana

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noun mar·i·jua·na \ˌmer-ə-ˈwä-nə\

Definition of marijuana for Students

  1. :  dried leaves and flowers of the hemp plant smoked as a drug


Medical Dictionary

marijuana

noun mar·i·jua·na

Medical Definition of marijuana

  1. 1:  hemp 1

  2. 2:  the dried leaves and flowering tops of the pistillate hemp plant that yield THC and are typically smoked for their intoxicating effect—compare bhang, cannabis, hashish

Variants of marijuana

also

marihuana

\ˌmar-ə-ˈwän-ə also -ˈhwän-\play


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