from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A highly potent form of marijuana obtained from unpollinated female plants.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A technique of growing cannabis where only the female is allowed to blossom. Without pollen from the male plant, the female blossoms produce no seeds, forming large panicled flowers that have a high content of cannabinoids, found in THC.


Spanish : sin, without (from Latin sine) + semilla, seed (from Old Spanish dialectal semilia, alteration of Late Latin sēminia, neuter pl. of sēminium, from sēmen; see semen).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Spanish sin semilla ("without seeds (aka "seedless")") (Wiktionary)


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    —Brian David Mooney, "SPQR," The Cincinnati Review, 6.1 (Summer 2009)

    July 22, 2009