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Definition 1: a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for hemp in the sense of this definition

(hemp is a kind of ...) a strong line

(hemp is a part of ...) a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled

(... is part of hemp) an instrument of execution consisting of a wooden frame from which a condemned person is executed by hanging

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 hemp in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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

Definition 3: a plant fiber - [noun denoting substance]

(hemp is a kind of ...) fiber derived from plants

(... is a kind of hemp ) fiber from an East Indian plant Hibiscus cannabinus

(... is a kind of hemp ) hemp obtained from the sansevieria

(... is a kind of hemp ) a kind of hemp obtained from the abaca plant in the Philippines

(... is made of the substance hemp) a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)

(... is made of the substance hemp) a strong line

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