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 for marihuana
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  marijuana \marijuana\ n.
     1. A strong-smelling Asian plant ({Cannabis sativa), also
        called hemp, from which a number of euphorogenic and
        halucinogenic drugs are prepared. The euphoric effect is
        tetrahydrocannabinol+({THC">predominently due to tetrahydrocannabinol ({THC). [Also
        spelled marihuana.]
     Syn: cannabis, ganja, pot, grass, marihuana, Cannabis
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. The dried leaves or the female flowers of the hemp plant,
        which is smoked or chewed to obtain a euphoric effect. The
        flowers usually have a higher concentration of the active
        ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol.
     Syn: cannabis, ganja, pot, grass, marihuana, dope, weed,
          gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk, Mary Jane.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of
           euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared [syn:
           marijuana, marihuana, ganja, Cannabis sativa]
      2: 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 [syn: cannabis, marijuana,
         marihuana, ganja]

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