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Definition of the noun cannabis

What does cannabis mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: cannabises

  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
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonym of cannabis: hemp
    • more generic words: bush / shrub = a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
    • more specific terms:
    • part: marihuana / marijuana / ganja = the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant
    • member of: genus Cannabis = hemp: genus of coarse annuals native to central Asia and widely naturalized in north temperate regions
  2. 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


"Cannabis" is a 1970 crime film directed by Pierre Koralnik. It is a co-production between France, West Germany and Italy. It stars actor Gabriele Ferzetti.


  1. "Cannabis" is a film score by French singer-songwriter Serge Gainsbourg, released in May 1970 through Philips Records, accompanying the 1970 film of the same name, directed by Pierre Koralnik and starring Gainsbourg, Jane Birkin, and Curd Jürgens.
    • also known as Cannabis Soundtrack
    • released in (45 years ago)
  2. "Cannabis" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  3. "Cannabis" is a cataloged instance, composition.

Phrases with Cannabis

Phrases starting with the word Cannabis:

  1. cannabis resin
  2. cannabis indica
  3. cannabis sativa
  4. Cannabis Lupulus

Phrases ending with the word Cannabis:

  1. genus cannabis
  2. Phoma Cannabis
  3. Depazea Cannabis
  4. Aecidium Cannabis
  5. Fusarium Cannabis
  6. Septoria Cannabis
  7. Sphaeria Cannabis
  8. Ascochyta Cannabis
  9. Didymella Cannabis
  10. Ichneumon Cannabis
  11. Liriomyza Cannabis
  12. Macropsis Cannabis
  13. Orobanche Cannabis
  14. Cercospora Cannabis
  15. Helicomina Cannabis
  16. Plenodomus Cannabis

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cannabis

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Google previewDealing with Drugs (2010)

by Anne Rooney

Cannabis is the most widely used illegal drug in the world. Although some people...

Smoking, eating and drinking Cannabis is a drug made from the cannabis plant, and is available as leaf or resin (a solid plant substance). As a leaf, it is rolled ...

Google previewSocial Work with Drug, Alcohol and Substance Misusers (2013)

by Anthony Goodman

Cannabis is a commonly taken illegal drug. Illicit drugs have a variety of different names and social workers may...

Cannabis is the most heavily used illicit drug in the world. It is available either as a ...

Google previewDose Book of Specific Medicines (1907)

Their History, Characteristics, Qualities, Strengths, Prices, and Connected Features of General Interest to Physicians : Together with Fac-similes of Labels Giving Their Doses, Uses, and Therapeutic Qualities, and a Glossary of Indicated Remedies and Disease Names and Definitions by V. L. Bell, Lloyd Brothers (Cincinnati, Ohio)

Specific Cannabis is an agent to control pain and secure rest, and for these purposes may be selected when opium would be...

Cannabis is a favorite agent to control irritable conditions of the bladder and urethra, and is particularly useful, with ...

Google previewOn Drugs (1999)

by David Lenson, Jeff Land

Cannabis is a special case, since it changes the physical mechanism of vision by lowering the internal pressure of the eyeball. This is why it can be ...

Google previewDrugs in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law [3 volumes] (2014)

by Nancy E. Marion, Willard M. Oliver

Cannabis is a flowering plant that is also known as hemp or marijuana. It is used for its strong fibers, but is probably...

Google previewMoney Laundering, Asset Forfeiture and Recovery and Compliance – A Global Guide (2017)

by William H. Byrnes, Robert J. Munro

By volume, cannabis is the largest illicit drug and the market for amphetamine- type stimulants is comparable to the heroin market. By contrast, trafficking in persons garners $32 billion and firearms a mere $1 billion.14 Drug trafficking at the ...

Google previewWorld Wide Weed (2011)

Global Trends in Cannabis Cultivation and Its Control by Tom Decorte, Gary W. Potter, Martin Bouchard

Korf Introduction Cannabis is an illicit drug in the Netherlands, but...

Google previewBehavioral Genetics of the Mouse: Volume 2, Genetic Mouse Models of Neurobehavioral Disorders (2014)

by Susanna Pietropaolo, Frans Sluyter, Wim E. Crusio

Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in the world; however, only a small proportion of people who experiment with...

Cannabis is a complex mixture of at least 70 different phytocannabinoid constituents of which THC is the most ...

Google previewBehavioral Genetics of the Mouse (2014)

by Susanna Pietropaolo, Frans Sluyter, Wim E. Crusio

Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in the world; however, only a small proportion of people who experiment with...

Cannabis is a complex mixture of at least 70 different phytocannabinoid constituents of which THC is the most ...

Google previewGanja Yoga (2017)

A Practical Guide to Conscious Relaxation, Soothing Pain Relief, and Enlightened Self-Discovery by Dee Dussault, Georgia Bardi

Cannabis is a nutritional supplement that millions of people all over the world already use to cope with the stresses of modern living...

Cannabis is the most widely used medicinal substance in the world. It's been used this way for thousands of ...

Google previewMarijuana: Let's Grow a Pound (2012)

A Day by Day Guide to Growing More Than You Can Use by SeeMoreBuds

Cannabis is the third most popular recreational drug after alcohol and tobacco. Six yellow leaves were pulled, and two plants were given a half-gallon of water. A couple more burned leaves were noticed, but the burns were minor. All the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Hallucinations (2009)

by Jan Dirk Blom

Cannabis-induced Hallucination C ganja, grass, grifos, ∗hashish, Indian hemp, ∗kif, ∗marihuana, Mary Jane, pot, reefers, skunk cannabis, stick, and weed. The name cannabis is Latin for canvas or hemp. It comes from the Greek noun ...

Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2009)

by Robert Jean Campbell

campimeter camptocormia canalization cancer phobia canchasmus candidate gene cannabinoids cannabis combination with other second-messenger systems. Neurotrophin-dependent survival and growth of ...

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Quotes about Cannabis

Many artists and writers have used cannabis for creative stimulation - from the writers of the world's religious masterpieces to our most irreverent satirists. (Jack Herer)
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Scrabble value of C3A1N1N1A1B3I1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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