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English noun: cannabis

1. cannabis (plant) any plant of the genus Cannabis; a coarse bushy annual with palmate leaves and clusters of small green flowers; yields tough fibers and narcotic drugs


Synonymshemp


Broader (hypernym)bush, shrub


Narrower (hyponym)Cannabis indica, Cannabis sativa, ganja, Indian hemp, marihuana, marijuana


Part holonymcannabis, ganja, marihuana, marijuana


Member meronymgenus Cannabis

2. cannabis (artifact) the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect


Synonymsganja, marihuana, marijuana


Broader (hypernym)controlled substance, soft drug


Narrower (hyponym)Acapulco gold, dope, gage, grass, green goddess, locoweed, Mary Jane, Mexican green, pot, sens, sess, skunk, smoke, weed


Part meronymcannabis, hemp


Substance meronymjoint, marijuana cigarette, reefer, spliff, stick









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