Churrus
Churrus Chur"rus, n. [Hind. charas.] A powerfully narcotic and intoxicating gum resin which exudes from the flower heads, seeds, etc., of Indian hemp. [1913 Webster]

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  • Churrus — Churrus, s. Haschisch …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Churrus — (Charas), das von der weiblichen Pflanze des Ind. Hanfs ausgeschwitzte Harz, Berauschungsmittel …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • churrus — (entrée créée par le supplément) (chu rus ) s. m. Préparation qui se fait avec l exsudation résineuse du chanvre indien, Journ. offic. 5 janv. 1873, p. 58, 1re col …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • churrus — chur·rus …   English syllables

  • churrus —   n. hemp resin; leather bag for drawing water from well …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • churrus — I. ˈchərəs noun ( es) Etymology: Hindi caras : a device used in India for drawing water from deep wells that consists of a leather bag hung on a rope running over a pulley and drawn by oxen II. also churus …   Useful english dictionary

  • churus — I. noun see charas II II. see churrus II * * * churus var. churrus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cannabis sativa — Charras Char ras, n. The gum resin of the hemp plant ({Cannabis sativa}). Same as {Churrus}. Balfour. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Charras — Char ras, n. The gum resin of the hemp plant ({Cannabis sativa}). Same as {Churrus}. Balfour. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Haschisch — (arab., »Kraut«, Hadschisch, Hachyach), in Persien Hanfpräparate, die in der Türkei (Esrar, Beng, Madschun), Arabien (Bhang, Bueng, Bandje), Ägypten (Maslac, Malach), Südafrika (Djamba, Dakka …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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