cannabis

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Borrowed from Latin cannabis (hemp), from Ancient Greek κάνναβις (kánnabis). See there for more. Doublet of canvas and hemp.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkænəbɪs/
    • (file)

Noun[edit]

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.
    Synonyms: hemp, marijuana
    Hyponyms: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, Cannabis ruderalis
  2. A mildly euphoriant or sedating, intoxicating hallucinogenic drug prepared from various parts of this plant.
    Synonyms: bhang, dope, ganja, grass, marijuana, string, THC, weed
  3. The purified and decarboxylated resin of the cannabis plant used for medicinal purposes rather than for any intoxicating effects.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cannabis, from Ancient Greek κάννᾰβῐς (kánnabis).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑ.naːˌbɪs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: can‧na‧bis

Noun[edit]

cannabis f (uncountable)

  1. cannabis, plant of the genus Cannabis, especially Cannabis sativa or Cannabis indica
    Synonyms: cannabisplant, hennep, hennepplant, wietplant
  2. cannabis, a drug made from parts of this plant
    Synonyms: hennep, wiet

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cannabis, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek κάνναβις (kánnabis). Doublet of chanvre.

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cannabis m (uncountable)

  1. cannabis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

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cannabis f (genitive cannabis); third declension

  1. hemp
Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem, accusative singular in -im, ablative singular in -e or ).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cannabis cannabēs
Genitive cannabis cannabium
Dative cannabī cannabibus
Accusative cannabim cannabēs
cannabīs
Ablative cannabe
cannabī
cannabibus
Vocative cannabis cannabēs
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

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cannabīs

  1. dative/ablative plural of cannabum

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

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cannabīs

  1. dative/ablative plural of cannaba

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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cannabis m (uncountable)

  1. (Jersey) cannabis

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kanˈnabis/, [kãnˈnaβis]

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cannabis m (uncountable)

  1. cannabis

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cannabis.

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cannabis c

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

Declension[edit]

Declension of cannabis 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative cannabis cannabisen
Genitive cannabis cannabisens