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1. A tall widely cultivated Asian herb (Cannabis sativa of the family Cannabaceae, the hemp family) which has a tough bast fiber used especially for making cords and that is often separated into a tall loosely branched species (Cannabis sativa) and a low-growing densely branched species (Cannabis indica).
2. A psychoactive drug; such as, marijuana or hashish which comes from hemp.
3. A fiber (as jute) from a plant other than the true hemp; also, a plant yielding such fiber.
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(Greek: hemp; of or pertaining to hemp's chemical components or derivatives.)