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Synonyms for cannabisˈkæn ə bɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cannabis, hemp(noun)

    any plant of the genus Cannabis; a coarse bushy annual with palmate leaves and clusters of small green flowers; yields tough fibers and narcotic drugs

    marihuana, hempen necktie, hangman's rope, hangman's halter, marijuana, halter, cannabis, ganja, hemp

  2. cannabis, marijuana, marihuana, ganja(noun)

    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

    marihuana, ganja, marijuana, cannabis, hemp


  1. cannabis(noun)

    A tall annual dioecious plant (Cannabis, especially Cannabis sativa), native to central Asia and having alternate, palmately divided leaves and tough bast fibers.

    hemp, marijuana

  2. cannabis(noun)

    A mildly euphoriant, intoxicating hallucinogenic drug prepared from various parts of this plant.

    dope, THC, grass, hemp, weed, string, marijuana

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

marijuana, hashish, hemp

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. cannabis

    Marijuana, see there

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