bhang

or bang

[ bang ]
/ bæŋ /

noun

a mild preparation of marijuana made from young leaves and stems of the Indian hemp plant, Cannabis sativa, drunk with milk or water as a fermented brew or smoked for its hallucinogenic effects.
a water pipe.

Origin of bhang

1555–65; < Hindi bhāng < Sanskrit bhangā hemp
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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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