HyperDic: cannabis

English > 2 senses of the word cannabis:
NOUNplantcannabis, hempany plant of the genus Cannabis
artifactcannabis, marijuana, marihuana, ganjathe most commonly used illicit drug
cannabis > pronunciation
Soundskae'nahbahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > cannabis: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny plant of the genus Cannabis; a coarse bushy annual with palmate leaves and clusters of small green flowers; yields tough / tough fibers and narcotic drugs.
Synonymhemp
Member ofgenus Cannabishemp
Partscannabis, marijuana, marihuana, ganjaThe most commonly used illicit drug
NarrowerIndian hemp, Cannabis indicaSource of e.g. bhang and hashish as well as fiber
marijuana, marihuana, ganja, Cannabis sativaA strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
Broadershrub, bushA low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Spanishcáñamo, cannabis, marihuana
Catalancànem, cannabis
English > cannabis: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningThe 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.
Synonymsmarijuana, marihuana, ganja
Part ofcannabis, hempAny plant of the genus Cannabis
NarrowerAcapulco gold, Mexican greenA particularly potent variety of marijuana
pot, grass, green goddess, dope, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk, locoweed, Mary Janestreet names for marijuana
Broadercontrolled substanceA drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
soft drugA drug of abuse that is considered relatively mild and not likely to cause addiction
Substance ofjoint, marijuana cigarette, reefer, stick, spliffmarijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
Spanishcáñamo, cannabis, chocolate, grifa, hierba, maría, mariguana, marihuana, marijuana, yerba
Catalancànem, cannabis, cànnabis, haixís, herba, maria, marihuana, xocolata

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