hemp

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From Middle English hemp, hempe, henpe, henoppe, henepe, henep, hanep, from Old English henep, hænep (hemp), from Proto-Germanic *hanapiz.

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hemp (countable and uncountable, plural hemps)

  1. A tall annual herb, Cannabis sativa, native to Asia.
  2. Various products of this plant, including fibres and the drug cannabis.

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch hemd (shirt), from Middle Dutch hemde, hemede, from Old Dutch *hemithi, from Proto-Germanic *hamiþiją. Cognate with German Hemd, Yiddish העמד (hemd).

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hemp (plural hemde, diminutive hempie)

  1. shirt

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  • Note that the original -d- resurfaces in the plural hemde, but not in the diminutive.

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