from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Marijuana, especially a highly resinous form of marijuana prepared from the flowering tops and leaves of selected plants and usually ingested by smoking.
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- n. marijuana
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The dried hemp plant, used in India for smoking. It is extremely narcotic and intoxicating.
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- n. a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
- n. the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect
Hindi gāṁjhā, hemp resin, from Sanskrit gāñjyā-, of hemp, from gañjaḥ, hemp, perhaps alteration of gṛñjaḥ, a type of plant.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Bengali গাঁজা (gañja), from Sanskrit गञ्जा (gañjā, "hemp"). (Wiktionary)