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English definition of “cannabis”

cannabis

noun [U] uk   /ˈkæn.ə.bɪs/ us  
a drug made from the dried leaves and flowers of the hemp plant that produces a pleasant feeling of being relaxed when smoked or eaten: Are you in favour of the legalization of cannabis?Specific types of drugDrugs - general wordsSpecific medicines and drugs
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