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  1. marijuana from seedless female hemp plants that contain very high levels of THC.
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Origin of sinsemilla

1975–80; < American Spanish, equivalent to Spanish sin without (< Latin sine) + semilla seed, apparently continuation of Old Spanish dialect semilia, by dissimilation from Late Latin sēminia, neuter plural (taken as feminine singular) of sēminium, derivative of Latin sēmen seed, semen
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British Dictionary definitions for sinsemilla


  1. a type of marijuana with a very high narcotic content
  2. the plant from which it is obtained
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Word Origin

C20: from American Spanish, literally: without seed
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Word Origin and History for sinsemilla


potent strain of marijuana, 1975, from Mexican Spanish, literally "without seed," from Latin sine "without" (see sans) + semen "seed" (see semen).

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