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Definition of HEMP

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marijuana \marijuana\ n.
     1. A strong-smelling Asian plant ({Cannabis sativa}), also called {hemp}, from which a number of euphorogenic and halucinogenic drugs are prepared. The euphoric effect is predominently due to {tetrahydrocannabinol} ({THC}). [Also spelled {marihuana}.]

     Syn: cannabis, ganja, pot, grass, marihuana, {Cannabis sativa}. [WordNet 1.5]

     2. The dried leaves or the female flowers of the hemp plant, which is smoked or chewed to obtain a euphoric effect. The flowers usually have a higher concentration of the active ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol.

     Syn: cannabis, ganja, pot, grass, marihuana, dope, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk, Mary Jane. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Hemp \Hemp\ (h[e^]mp), n. [OE. hemp, AS. henep, h[ae]nep; akin to D. hennep, OHG. hanaf, G. hanf, Icel. hampr, Dan. hamp, Sw. hampa, L. cannabis, cannabum, Gr. ka`nnabis, ka`nnabos; cf. Russ. konoplia, Skr. [,c]a[.n]a; all prob. borrowed from some other language at an early time. Cf. {Cannabine}, {Canvas}.]
     1. (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Cannabis} ({Cannabis sativa}), the fibrous skin or bark of which is used for making cloth and cordage. The name is also applied to various other plants yielding fiber. [1913 Webster]

     2. The fiber of the skin or rind of the plant, prepared for spinning. The name has also been extended to various fibers resembling the true hemp. [1913 Webster]

     {African hemp}, {Bowstring hemp}. See under {African}, and {Bowstring}.

     {Bastard hemp}, the Asiatic herb {Datisca cannabina}.

     {Canada hemp}, a species of dogbane ({Apocynum cannabinum}), the fiber of which was used by the Indians.

     {Hemp agrimony}, a coarse, composite herb of Europe ({Eupatorium cannabinum}), much like the American boneset.


     {Hemp nettle}, a plant of the genus {Galeopsis} ({Galeopsis Tetrahit}), belonging to the Mint family.

     {Indian hemp}. See under {Indian}, a.

     {Manila hemp}, the fiber of {Musa textilis}.

     {Sisal hemp}, the fiber of {Agave sisalana}, of Mexico and Yucatan.

     {Sunn hemp}, a fiber obtained from a leguminous plant ({Crotalaria juncea}).

     {Water hemp}, an annual American weed ({Acnida cannabina}), related to the amaranth. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

67 Moby Thesaurus words for "hemp":
     DET, DMT, LSD, Mary Jane, STP, THC, acid, antidepressant, ataractic, ax, block, cross, death chair, death chamber, diethyltryptamine, dimethyltryptamine, drop, electric chair, gage, gallows, gallows-tree, ganja, gas chamber, gibbet, grass, guillotine, hallucinogen, halter, hash, hashish, hay, hempen collar, hot seat, joint, kava, lethal chamber, maiden, marijuana, mescal, mescal bean, mescal button, mescaline, mind-altering drug, mind-blowing drug, mind-expanding drug, morning glory seeds, noose, peyote, pot, psilocin, psilocybin, psychedelic, psychic energizer, psychoactive drug, psychochemical, psychotomimetic, reefer, roach, rope, scaffold, stake, stick, tea, the chair, tranquilizer, tree, weed


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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