marihuana


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marihuana:

see marijuanamarijuana
or marihuana,
drug obtained from the flowering tops, stems, and leaves of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa (see hemp) or C. indica; the latter species can withstand colder climates.
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marihuana

[‚mar·ə′wän·ə]
(botany)
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marijuana

, marihuana
1. the dried leaves and flowers of the hemp plant, used for its euphoric effects, esp in the form of cigarettes
2. another name for hemp (the plant)
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