chillum

[chil-uh m]
noun
  1. the part of a hookah that contains the tobacco, marijuana, or other substance being smoked.
  2. the substance that is smoked.
  3. a hookah or other water pipe adapted for smoking marijuana, that can be passed in ritual fashion among a group of participants: used especially by Rastafarians.

Origin of chillum

First recorded in 1775–85, chillum is from the Hindi word cilam

Chillum

[chil-uh m]
noun
  1. a city in central Maryland, near Washington, D.C.
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chillum

noun
  1. a short pipe, usually of clay, used esp for smoking cannabis

Word Origin for chillum

C18: from Hindi cilam, from Persian chilam
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