marijuana[mar′ə wä′nə, mär′-; -hwä′-]
A marijuana plant.
An example of marijuana is the leaves of a plant that people roll up into the form of a cigarette in order to smoke and get high.
☆ or marihuana
- hemp ()
- its dried leaves and flowers, smoked, esp. in the form of cigarettes, for euphoric effects
Origin of marijuanaAmerican Spanish marihuana, mariguana ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps native word blended with person; personal (grammar) name María Juana, Mary Jane
- The cannabis plant.
- The dried flower clusters and leaves of this plant, smoked or ingested as an illicit drug to induce euphoria. In certain jurisdictions, its use is permitted for its presumed benefits in treating symptoms associated primarily with cancer and AIDS, such as nausea and loss of appetite.
Origin of marijuanaSpanish marihuana.