Definitions

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

  • n. A resinous material extracted from cannabis.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A poisonous resin extracted from hemp (Cannabis sativa, variety Indica), responsible for the narcotic effects of hashish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A poisonous resin extracted from hemp (Cannabis sativa, variety Indica). The euphoric and narcotic effects of hasheesh are due to this resin; the active ingredient is tetrahydrocannabinol, THC. See Cannabis Indica, below.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A resin obtained from the plant Cannabis Indica. It is probably the active principle of the drug hashish.
  • n. A brown liquid alkaloid said to be isolated from Indian hemp. Cannabis Indica. It is hypnotic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a resin obtained from the hemp plant; thought to be the active narcotic agent in marijuana

Etymologies

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

cannab(is) + -in.

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