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ganja

or gan·jah

[ gahn-juh, gan- ]
/ ˈgɑn dʒə, ˈgæn- /
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noun
marijuana, especially in the form of a potent preparation used chiefly for smoking.
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Origin of ganja

1680–90; <Hindi gā̃jā hemp, the cut tops and leaves of nonfertilized female hemp plants; compare Sanskrit gañjā hemp

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British Dictionary definitions for ganja

ganja
/ (ˈɡɑːndʒə) /

noun
a highly potent form of cannabis, usually used for smoking

Word Origin for ganja

from Hindi gājā, from Sanskrit grñja
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