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English noun: hemp

1. hemp (substance) a plant fiber


Broader (hypernym)plant fiber, plant fibre


Narrower (hyponym)abaca, bowstring hemp, deccan hemp, kenaf, Manila hemp, Manilla hemp


Substance meronymcanvas, canvass, rope

2. hemp (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


Synonymscannabis


Broader (hypernym)bush, shrub


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


Part holonymcannabis, ganja, marihuana, marijuana


Member meronymgenus Cannabis

3. hemp (artifact) a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging


Synonymshalter, hangman's halter, hangman's rope, hempen necktie


Broader (hypernym)rope


Part holonymnoose, running noose, slip noose


Part meronymgallows









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