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 for Hemp
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 The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hemp \Hemp\ (h[e^]mp), n. [OE. hemp, AS. henep, h[ae]nep; akin
     to D. hennep, OHG. hanaf, G. hanf, Icel. hampr, Dan. hamp,
     Sw. hampa, L. cannabis, cannabum, Gr. ka`nnabis, ka`nnabos;
     cf. Russ. konoplia, Skr. [,c]a[.n]a; all prob. borrowed from
     some other language at an early time. Cf. Cannabine,
     1. (Bot.) A plant of the genus Cannabis ({Cannabis
        sativa), the fibrous skin or bark of which is used for
        making cloth and cordage. The name is also applied to
        various other plants yielding fiber.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. The fiber of the skin or rind of the plant, prepared for
        spinning. The name has also been extended to various
        fibers resembling the true hemp.
        [1913 Webster]
     African hemp, Bowstring hemp. See under African, and
     Bastard hemp, the Asiatic herb Datisca cannabina.
     Canada+hemp,+a+species+of+dogbane+({Apocynum+cannabinum">Canada hemp, a species of dogbane ({Apocynum cannabinum),
        the fiber of which was used by the Indians.
     Hemp agrimony, a coarse, composite herb of Europe
        ({Eupatorium cannabinum), much like the American boneset.
     Hemp nettle, a plant of the genus Galeopsis ({Galeopsis
        Tetrahit), belonging to the Mint family.
     Indian hemp. See under Indian, a.
     Manila hemp, the fiber of Musa textilis.
     Sisal hemp, the fiber of Agave sisalana, of Mexico and
     Sunn hemp, a fiber obtained from a leguminous plant
        ({Crotalaria juncea).
     Water+hemp,+an+annual+American+weed+({Acnida+cannabina">Water hemp, an annual American weed ({Acnida cannabina),
        related to the amaranth.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a plant fiber
      2: 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 [syn: cannabis, hemp]
      3: a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have
         been condemned to death by hanging [syn: hangman's rope,
         hangman's halter, halter, hemp, hempen necktie]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  67 Moby Thesaurus words for "hemp":
     DET, DMT, LSD, Mary Jane, STP, THC, acid, antidepressant,
     ataractic, ax, block, cross, death chair, death chamber,
     diethyltryptamine, dimethyltryptamine, drop, electric chair, gage,
     gallows, gallows-tree, ganja, gas chamber, gibbet, grass,
     guillotine, hallucinogen, halter, hash, hashish, hay,
     hempen collar, hot seat, joint, kava, lethal chamber, maiden,
     marijuana, mescal, mescal bean, mescal button, mescaline,
     mind-altering drug, mind-blowing drug, mind-expanding drug,
     morning glory seeds, noose, peyote, pot, psilocin, psilocybin,
     psychedelic, psychic energizer, psychoactive drug, psychochemical,
     psychotomimetic, reefer, roach, rope, scaffold, stake, stick, tea,
     the chair, tranquilizer, tree, weed

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  HEMP, n.  A plant from whose fibrous bark is made an article of
  neckwear which is frequently put on after public speaking in the open
  air and prevents the wearer from taking cold.

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