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marijuana

Line breaks: ma¦ri|juana
Pronunciation: /ˌmarɪˈhwɑːnə
 
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(also marihuana)

Definition of marijuana in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Cannabis, especially as smoked in cigarettes: he had smoked marijuana while a teacher [as modifier]: marijuana plants
More 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 dope, hash, grass, pot, blow, draw, stuff, Mary Jane, tea, the weed, gold, skunkweed, skunk, reefer, rope, smoke, gage, boo, charge, jive, mootah, pod
British informal wacky backy
North American informal locoweed
South African dagga, zol
informal , dated green, mezz

Origin

late 19th century: from Latin American Spanish.

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