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English noun: marihuana

1. marihuana (plant) a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared

SynonymsCannabis sativa, ganja, marijuana

Broader (hypernym)cannabis, hemp

Part holonymAcapulco gold, Mexican green

2. marihuana (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

Synonymscannabis, ganja, 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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