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Definition of the noun marihuana

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noun - plural: marihuanas

  1. a strong-smelling plant whose dried leaves can be smoked for a pleasant effect or pain reduction
  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


  1. "Marihuana" is a 1936 exploitation film directed by Dwain Esper, and written by Esper's wife, Hildegarde Stadie.
    • also known as Marihuana: Đavolje seme
    • country: United States of America
    • language: English Language
    • producer: Dwain Esper
    • genre: Black-and-white
    • taglines:
      • Weird orgies! Wild parties! Unleashed passions!
      • See the truth about the smoke from Hell!
    • released in (79 years ago)
  2. "Marihuana" a.k.a. "The Marihuana Story" is a 1950 Argentine film directed by León Klimovsky. It was entered into the 1951 Cannes Film Festival.
  3. "Marihuana" a.k.a. "Marihuana (El monstruo verde)": Marihuana is a 1936 Mexican film. It stars Sara García.


"Marihuana" is a 1941 novella by Cornell Woolrich, published under the pen-name William Irish. The story is about a man who goes on a murder spree after being exposed to marijuana for the first time.

  • language: English Language
  • genre: Mystery
  • subject: Popular literature


  1. "Marihuana" is a composition.
  2. "Marihuana" is a musical single of Hierrrsch.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Marihuana

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Google previewMarihuana and Medicine (1999)

by Gabriel G. Nahas, Kenneth M. Sutin, David J. Harvey, Stig Agurell

MARIHUANA IS THE WRONG MEDICINE Gabriel G. Nahas, Kenneth Sutin, W. Manger, and G. Hyman The debate...

Google previewMarijuana - The Wonder Weed

by J. Burton Anderson

Here is a small sample of Anslinger's totally fabricated lies that Hearst eagerly printed: “Marihuana is an addictive drug which produces in its users insanity, criminality...

Marihuana is the most violencecausing drug in the history of mankind.

Google previewIllicit Drugs (2011)

by Richard Isralowitz, Peter L. Myers

Marihuana is an addictive drug which produces in its users insanity, criminality, and death.” The American Medical Association goes on record stating “There is no evidence . . . that the medicinal use of [cannabis and its preparations and ...

Google previewHodge Podge Marijuana Info Collage (2006)

by Mary Darkeff

But the amount smoked is much less, especially in medical use, and once marihuana is an openly recognized medicine, solutions may be found. Water pipes are a partial answer; ultimately a technology for the inhalation of cannabinoid ...

Google previewClinical Ocular Toxicology (2008)

Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects by Frederick T. Fraunfelder, Frederick W. Fraunfelder Jr., Wiley A. Chambers

Marihuana is the most widely used illicit drug in the USA and one of the oldest recorded medicines in the world. It is almost always smoked. The oral form, dronabinol, is largely unappealing to the addict and therefore has a very low abuse ...

Google previewBrave New Weed (2016)

Adventures into the Uncharted World of Cannabis by Joe Dolce

With no medical or scientific evidence backing him up, Anslinger claimed that “ marihuana is an addictive drug which produces insanity, criminality and death.” Speaking before Congress, Anslinger called a number of “experts,” including Dr.

Google previewSubstance Abuse (2005)

A Comprehensive Textbook by Joyce H. Lowinson

Smoking marihuana is a better way of titrating the dose than is the taking of an oral cannabinoid, and most patients seem to prefer it. Unfortunately ...

Google previewHandbook of Severe Disability (2000)

A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other Vocational Practitioners, and Allied Health Professionals by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers

Since marihuana is a mild hallucinogen, the comments on rehabilitation potential for hallucinogen abuse are also applicable here. Where a true psychological dependence develops, the abuser will tend to deal with any stress by turning to ...

Google previewDefining Crimes (2017)

by Joseph L. Hoffmann, William J. Stuntz

Notwithstanding the use of the term “knowingly” in any provision of this chapter defining an offense in which the aggregate weight of a controlled substance or marihuana is an element, knowledge by the defendant of the aggregate weight of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

Das Handbuch für die Marihuana-Zucht in Haus und Garten. Linden: Volksverlag . Jansen, A. C. M. 1991. Cannabis in Amsterdam: A geography of hashish and marihuana. Muiderberg, Netherlands: Dick Coutinho. Mann, Peggy. 1987.

Google previewDictionary of Contemporary Slang (2009)

by Tony Thorne

bud n American cannabis, marihuana. The use of the word is probably inspired by the appearance of the flowering heads and round seeds of marihuana ...

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

by Nancy E. Marion, Willard M. Oliver

It shall be unlawful for any person who shall not have paid the special tax and registered, as required by section 2, to send, ship, carry, transport, or deliver any marihuana within any Territory, the District of Columbia, or any insular possession, ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2012)

Volume 22: Science and Medicine by James G. Thomas Jr., Charles Reagan Wilson

Whitebread II, The Marihuana Conviction: A ...

Google previewDictionary of Toxicology (2014)

by Ernest Hodgson, Michael Roe

marihuana (marijuana) The term is derived from the indigenous Mexican or Central American word maraguango, a general term meaning any ...

Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)

by Thomas Nordegren

Marihuana Marijuana. Marihuana en grena Colloquial term for “green” marijuana , unprocessed marijuana. Marihuanero Colloquial term for marijuana user. Marijane Colloquial term for marijuana. Marijuana 1. The cannabis plant ( Cannabis ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (1999)

by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli

marihuana An annual herb, cannabis sativa, having angular rough stem and deeply lobed leaves. The bast fibers of cannabis are the hemp of commerce. A drug ...

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Scrabble value of M3A1R1I1H4U1A1N1A1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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