What does cannabis mean?

Definitions for cannabis
ˈkæn ə bɪscannabis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cannabis, hemp(noun)

    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

  2. cannabis, marijuana, marihuana, ganja(noun)

    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


  1. Cannabis(prop. n.)

    The Indian hemp plant plant Cannabis sativa syn. Cannabis Indica. See Cannabis Indica, below.

  2. Origin: [L., hemp. See Canvas.]


  1. cannabis(Noun)

    A tall annual dioecious plant (Cannabis, especially Cannabis sativa), native to central Asia and having alternate, palmately divided leaves and tough bast fibers.

  2. cannabis(Noun)

    A mildly euphoriant, intoxicating hallucinogenic drug prepared from various parts of this plant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cannabis(noun)

    a genus of a single species belonging to the order Uricaceae; hemp

  2. Origin: [L., hemp. See Canvas.]


  1. Cannabis

    Cannabis is a genus of flowering plants that includes three putative varieties, Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis. These three taxa are indigenous to Central Asia, and South Asia. Cannabis has long been used for fibre, for seed and seed oils, for medicinal purposes, and as a recreational drug. Industrial hemp products are made from Cannabis plants selected to produce an abundance of fiber. To satisfy the UN Narcotics Convention, some Cannabis strains have been bred to produce minimal levels of THC, the principal psychoactive constituent responsible for the "high" associated with marijuana. Marijuana consists of the dried flowers of Cannabis plants selectively bred to produce high levels of THC and other psychoactive cannabinoids. Various extracts including hashish and hash oil are also produced from the plant.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Cannabis

    The plant genus in the Cannabaceae plant family, Urticales order, Hamamelidae subclass. The flowering tops are called many slang terms including pot, marijuana, hashish, bhang, and ganja. The stem is an important source of hemp fiber.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cannabis in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cannabis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of cannabis in a Sentence

  1. David Nutt:

    Cannabis is illegal for political not medical reasons.

  2. Richard Meich:

    Adolescent cannabis use has been pretty steady the past couple of years.

  3. The CEO:

    There are going to be alcoholic beverages that will also contain cannabis.

  4. Yasmin Hurd:

    We are developing a medicine. We are not developing a recreational cannabis.

  5. Rob Almeida:

    Cannabis is not going to have parabolic growth, there is a lot of hope and enthusiasm.

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