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marijuana

noun [U] (also marihuana) uk   us   /ˌmær.əˈwɑː.nə/
a usually illegal drug made from the dried leaves and flowers of the hemp plant, which produces a pleasant feeling of being relaxed if smoked or eaten
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in Arabic ماريجوانا…
in Korean 대마초, 마리화나…
in Malaysian ganja…
in French marijuana…
in Turkish haşiş, marihuana…
in Italian marijuana…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大麻…
in Russian марихуана…
in Polish marihuana…
in Vietnamese cần sa…
in Spanish marihuana…
in Portuguese maconha…
in Thai กัญชา…
in German das Marihuana…
in Catalan marihuana…
in Japanese マリファナ…
in Indonesian ganja…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大麻…
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