Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) 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
  2. (noun, plant) a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared

via WordNet, Princeton University

Origin of the word Ganja

  1. "powerful preparation of cannabis sativa," 1800, from Hind. ganjha. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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