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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cannabis  \Can"na*bis\,  n.  [L.,  hemp.  See  {Canvas}.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  a  single  species  belonging  to  the  order 
  {Uricace[ae]};  hemp. 
 
  {Cannabis  Indica},  the  Indian  hemp,  a  powerful  narcotic,  now 
  considered  a  variety  of  the  common  hemp. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cannabis 
  n  1:  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  [syn:  {hemp}] 
  2:  the  dried  leaves  of  the  hemp  plant;  smoked  or  chewed  for 
  euphoric  effect  [syn:  {marijuana},  {ganja},  {pot},  {grass}, 
  {marihuana},  {dope},  {weed},  {gage},  {sess},  {sens},  {smoke}, 
  {skunk},  {Mary  Jane}] 




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