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Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for cannabis in the sense of this definition

(cannabis is a kind of ...) a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law

(cannabis is a kind of ...) a drug of abuse that is considered relatively mild and not likely to cause addiction

(... is a kind of cannabis ) a particularly potent variety of marijuana

(... is a kind of cannabis ) street names for marijuana

(... is part of cannabis) 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

(... is made of the substance cannabis) marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking

Definition 2: 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 - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for cannabis in the sense of this definition

(cannabis is a kind of ...) a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

(... is a kind of cannabis ) a strong-smelling plant whose dried leaves can be smoked for a pleasant effect or pain reduction

(... is a kind of cannabis ) source of e.g. bhang and hashish as well as fiber

(cannabis is a part of ...) 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

(... is a member of cannabis) hemp: genus of coarse annuals native to central Asia and widely naturalized in north temperate regions; in some classifications included in the family Moraceae

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