Cannabis sativa

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Cannabis sativa

Marijuana, see there.
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Cannabis sativa

(kan'a-bis) [L. cannabis, fr Gr. kannabis, hemp]
A species of annual herb native to Central and South Asia, whose tough fiber (hemp) is used for making rope and its oils, resins, and seeds used medicinally and as a psychoactive, recreational drug.
See: hashish; marijuana; tetrahydrocannabinol
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