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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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