cannabis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cannabis (hemp), from Ancient Greek κάνναβις (kánnabis). See there for more.

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cannabis (countable and uncountable, plural cannabises)

Cannabis sativa
  1. A tall annual dioecious plant (Cannabis, especially Cannabis sativa), native to central Asia and having alternate, palmately divided leaves and tough bast fibers.
  2. A mildly euphoriant or sedating, intoxicating hallucinogenic drug prepared from various parts of this plant.
  3. The purified and decarboxylated resin of the cannabis plant used for medicinal purposes rather than for any intoxicating effects.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cannabis, from Ancient Greek κάνναβις (kánnabis). Compare chanvre.

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cannabis m (uncountable)

  1. cannabis

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κάνναβις (kánnabis). See there for more.

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Noun[edit]

cannabis f (genitive cannabis); third declension

  1. hemp

Declension[edit]

Third declension, alternative accusative singular in -im, alternative ablative singular in and accusative plural in -īs.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cannabis cannabēs
genitive cannabis cannabium
dative cannabī cannabibus
accusative cannabem
cannabim
cannabēs
cannabīs
ablative cannabe
cannabī
cannabibus
vocative cannabis cannabēs

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cannabīs

  1. dative plural of cannabum
  2. ablative plural of cannabum

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin cannabis, from Ancient Greek κάνναβις (kánnabis).

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cannabis m (uncountable)

  1. cannabis

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cannabis, from Ancient Greek κάνναβις (kánnabis). See also cáñamo.

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cannabis m (uncountable)

  1. cannabis

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Swedish[edit]

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cannabis c

  1. cannabis; Cannabis sativa
  2. cannabis; a recreational drug

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