Definition of marijuana in English:

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marijuana

Pronunciation: /ˌmerəˈ(h)wänə/
(also marihuana)

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
cannabis, hashish, hemp, sinsemilla
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.

Words that rhyme with marijuana

Africana, Afrikaner, Americana, ana, banana, Botswana, bwana, cabana, caragana, Christiana, Dana, darner, Edwardiana, garner, Georgiana, Ghana, Gloriana, Guiana, gymkhana, Haryana, iguana, Lana, lantana, liana, Lipizzaner, Ljubljana, Mahayana, mana, mañana, nirvana, Oriana, pacarana, piranha, prana, Purana, Rosh Hashana, Santayana, Setswana, sultana, Tatiana, Tijuana, Tirana, tramontana, Tswana, varna, Victoriana, zenana

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Syllabification: ma·ri·jua·na

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