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marijuana

Syllabification: ma·ri·jua·na
Pronunciation: /ˌmerəˈ(h)wänə
 
/
(also marihuana)

Definition of marijuana in English:

noun

Cannabis, especially as smoked in cigarettes.
Example sentences
  • I believe that it should be another misdemeanor to smoke marijuana under the age of 21.
  • I truly believe this one and people should watch out for this when they smoke marijuana.
  • It is grown to produce the narcotic drugs hashish and marijuana, made primarily from its female flowers.
Synonyms
informal pot, dope, grass, weed, Mary Jane, bud, hash, bhang, kef, ganja, locoweed
reefer, doob, spliff, toke, roach

Origin

late 19th century: from Latin American Spanish.

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