Origin of Mary Janesee marijuana
Origin of Mary JaneAlteration of marijuana
Origin of Mary JaneOriginally a trademark, after Mary Jane a character in the comic strip Buster Brown by Richard Felton Outcault (1863-1928), American cartoonist
- A female given name
- (slang) Marijuana.
Literal translation of Spanish MarÃa Juana, from MarÃa (“Mary") + Juana (“Jane")
(plural Mary Janes)
Genericized trademark, from the etymology above.