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marijuana

noun [U] ( also marihuana)  /ˌmær·əˈwɑ·nə, -ˈhwɑ·nə/ us  
an illegal drug that is made from the dried leaves and flowers of the hemp plant
Translations of “marijuana”
in Korean 대마초, 마리화나…
in Arabic ماريجوانا…
in French marijuana…
in Turkish haşiş, marihuana…
in Italian marijuana…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大麻…
in Russian марихуана…
in Polish marihuana…
in Spanish marihuana…
in Portuguese maconha…
in German das Marihuana…
in Catalan marihuana…
in Japanese マリファナ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大麻…
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