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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Cannabaceae — hemp.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A genus of a single species belonging to the order Uricaceæ; hemp.
  • proper n. The Indian hemp plant plant Cannabis sativa syn. Cannabis Indica. See Cannabis Indica, below.


See English cannabis. (Wiktionary)


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  • I know this word is realated to hemp which is realted to marijuana I got it out of High Times Magazine, when I was 13

    September 20, 2010