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Definition 1: Canadian dogbane yielding a tough fiber used as cordage by Native Americans; used in folk medicine for pain or inflammation in joints - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for indian hemp in the sense of this definition

(indian hemp is a kind of ...) any of several poisonous perennial plants of the genus Apocynum having acrid milky juice and bell-shaped white or pink flowers and a very bitter root

Definition 2: source of e.g. bhang and hashish as well as fiber - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for indian hemp in the sense of this definition

(indian hemp is a kind of ...) 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

(indian hemp is a part of ...) a preparation of the leaves and flowers of the hemp plant; much used in India

(indian hemp is a part of ...) purified resinous extract of the hemp plant; used as a hallucinogen

Definition 3: valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for indian hemp in the sense of this definition

(indian hemp is a kind of ...) any plant of the genus Hibiscus

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

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