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bhang

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noun
an edible preparation of marijuana made by soaking and grinding the young leaves and stems of the Cannabis sativa plant to create a paste, usually mixed with milk or water in traditional Indian beverages, and known for its mild hallucinogenic effects.
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Origin of bhang

First recorded in 1555–65; from Hindi bhāng, from Sanskrit bhangā “hemp”
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British Dictionary definitions for bhang

bhang

bang

/ (bæŋ) /

noun
a preparation of the leaves and flower tops of Indian hemp, which has psychoactive properties: much used in IndiaSee also cannabis

Word Origin for bhang

C16: from Hindi bhāng
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