noun. ['ˈkænəbəs'] any plant of the genus Cannabis; a coarse bushy annual with palmate leaves and clusters of small green flowers; yields tough fibers and narcotic drugs.
- Cannabis sativa
- genus Cannabis
- Indian hemp
Words that Rhyme with Cannabis
How do you pronounce cannabis?
Pronounce cannabis as ˈkænəbəs.
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Example sentences of the word cannabis
1. Noun, singular or mass
But this plant is poisonous and does not produce cannabis.
Quotes containing the word cannabis
1. I am convinced that there are genuine and valid levels of perception available with cannabis (and probably with other drugs) which are, through the defects of our society and our educational system, un-available to us without such drugs.
- Lester Grinspoon, Marihuana Reconsidered
noun. ['ˈkænəbəs'] the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect.
- green goddess
- soft drug
- Mexican green
- Acapulco gold
- marijuana cigarette
- controlled substance
- Mary Jane