Marijuana meaning

mărə-wänə
Its dried leaves and flowers, smoked, esp. in the form of cigarettes, for euphoric effects.
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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.
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The dried flower clusters and leaves of this plant, smoked or ingested to induce euphoria or to treat the symptoms of certain medical conditions. Use of marijuana is illegal under federal law, but certain jurisdictions permit regulated use for medical or recreational purposes.
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The cannabis plant.
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The definition of marijuana is the leaves of a cannabis plant that are used as a drug that can be smoked or consumed in order to create a feeling of being euphoric or "high."

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.

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Drug smoked or ingested for euphoric effect, Cannabis (drug).

After smoking a bowl of that fine marijuana, they ate some brownies.

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The hemp plant itself, Cannabis sativa.
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The cannabis plant.
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Origin of marijuana

  • Spanish marihuana

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Mexican Spanish marihuana, from mariguan. First attested from 1894 of uncertain origin; possibly from Nahuatl mallihuan (“prisoner").

    From Wiktionary

  • Alteration by influence of the proper name María Juana (“Mary Jane") is believed to be folk etymology.

    From Wiktionary