marijuana

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English

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Etymology

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From Mexican Spanish marihuana, from mariguan. First attested from 1894 of uncertain origin.

Alteration by influence of the proper name María Juana (Mary Jane) is believed to be folk etymology.

Pronunciation

Noun

marijuana (usually uncountable, plural marijuanas)

  1. A drug smoked or ingested for euphoric effect, Cannabis (drug).
    After smoking a bowl of that fine marijuana, they ate some brownies.
  2. The hemp plant itself, Cannabis sativa.

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References

  • marijuana” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2018.

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ma.ʁi.ʁwa.na/, /ma.ʁi.ʒɥa.na/

Noun

marijuana f (plural marijuanas)

  1. marijuana, cannabis

Italian

Una pianta di marijuana in fiore – A flowering marijuana plant

Etymology

Borrowed from English marijuana, from Mexican Spanish marihuana.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ma.riˈwa.na/, [mär̺iˈwäːn̺ä]
  • Stress: marijuàna
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ri‧jua‧na

Noun

marijuana f (uncountable)

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  1. marijuana, specifically:
    1. Drug smoked or ingested for euphoric effect, cannabis.
    2. The hemp plant itself: Cannabis sativa.


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Romanian

Etymology

Spanish marihuana.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ma.riˈwa.na], [ma.riˈhwa.na]

Noun

marijuana f (uncountable)

  1. marijuana

Declension

gender f uncountable
Nom/Acc marijuana
Gen/Dat marijuanei

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