Origin of bhang
Related Words for bhangdope, cannabis, hashish, tea, hemp, herb, bhang, pot, fiber, marijuana, flax, jute, hash, joint, reefer, weed, ganja, roach, grass, bang
Examples from the Web for bhang
Historical Examples of bhang
Often enough they are almost overcome with the opium or bhang they have taken.Jones of the 64th
F. S. (Frederick Sadleir) Brereton
In India it is chiefly for the resin, "haschisch, churrus, bhang."
Sometimes the leaves and stalks are dried in order to make the drug "bhang."
On one occasion490 they secretly filled his pipe with hashish (Bhang).Bahaism and Its Claims
Samuel Graham Wilson
Bhang consists of the larger leaves and capsules of the plant on which an efflorescence of resinous matter has occurred.
Word Origin for bhang
1590s, from Hindi bhang "narcotic from hemp," from Sanskrit bhangah "hemp." Cognate with Russian penika, Polish pienka (from Russian) "hemp." The word first appears in Western Europe in Portuguese (1560s).