Cannabis sativa
Hasheesh Hash"eesh Hashish Hash"ish (h[a^]sh"[=e]sh), n. [Ar. hash[=i]sh.] A slightly acrid gum resin produced by the common hemp ({Cannabis sativa}), of the variety Indica, when cultivated in a warm climate; also, the tops of the plant, from which the resinous product is obtained. It is narcotic, and has long been used in the East for its intoxicating effect. The active psychoactive principle has been identified as tetrahydrocannabinol. See {Bhang}, and {Ganja}.

Syn: hash. [1913 Webster +PJC]


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