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bhang

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Pronunciation: /baŋ
 
/
(also bang)

Definition of bhang in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The leaves and flower tops of cannabis, used as a narcotic.
Example sentences
  • MARIJUANA - Called marijuana, pot, grass, weed, skunk, reefer, bhang, ganja… the drug has many forms but they all snare the user with a chemically-induced peace that is very habit forming.
  • The narcotic and hallucinogenic element is referred to as cannabis and by numerous other (including slang) terms: ganja or bhang (crushed dried leaves of Indian wild hemp), grass, marijuana, pot, etc.
  • Awareness of the hallucinogenic properties of bhang, the resin from the Indian-grown variety of cannabis, certainly existed in Europe by the early seventeenth century, thanks to the adventurousness of colonial travellers.

Origin

from Hindi bhāṅg.

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