a drug made from the resin contained in the flowering tops of hemp, chewed or smoked for its intoxicating and euphoric effects
also sp. hash′eesh·
Origin of hashishArabic ?ash?sh, dried hemp
Resin prepared from the flowering tops of the female cannabis plant and smoked, chewed, or ingested to induce euphoria.
Origin of hashishArabic &hlowdot;aš&imacron;š, hemp, dried grass, from &hlowdot;ašša, to mow; see &hlowdot;śś in Semitic roots.
(usually uncountable, plural hashishes)
From Arabic حشيش (ḥašīš, “hay, dried herb”).