Definition of Bhang

1. Noun. A preparation of the leaves and flowers of the hemp plant; much used in India.

Generic synonyms: Soft Drug
Group relationships: Cannabis Indica, Indian Hemp



Definition of Bhang

1. n. An astringent and narcotic drug made from the dried leaves and seed capsules of wild hemp (Cannabis Indica), and chewed or smoked in the East as a means of intoxication. See Hasheesh.

Definition of Bhang

1. Noun. Cannabis, especially as used in the Indian subcontinent. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bhang

1. the hemp plant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bhang

1. An astringent and narcotic drug made from the dried leaves and seed capsules of wild hemp (Cannabis Indica), and chewed or smoked in the East as a means of intoxication. See Hasheesh. Origin: Per. Bang; cf. Skr. Bhanga hemp. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bhang

bglii
bhagat
bhagats
bhagee
bhagees
bhajan
bhajans
bhajee
bhajees
bhaji
bhajis
bhakta
bhaktas
bhakti
bhaktis
bhang (current term)
bhangra
bhangras
bhangs
bharal
bharals
bhat
bheestie
bheesties
bheesty
bhelpuri
bhelpuris
bhels
bhikkhu

Literary usage of Bhang

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1898)
"Translation in Dublin University Magazine. FROM <bhang U ... (Turkish) IAM bhang.ta magnificent name — A globe of light — a pillar of flame — A bridge of ..."

2. Chambers's Edinburgh Journal by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1849)
"bhang ia the leaf of the male plant of the hemp, dried in the sun ... The preparing a lotah, or jug of bhang, is accom- The hashish or bhang is used by the ..."

3. Hand-book of the Economic Products of the Punjab: With a Combined Index and by Baden Henry Baden-Powell (1868)
"bhang (Cannabis sativa, Willd.) The products of the plant are the leaves dried and ... The dried leaves of bhang are sometimes smoked alone or mixed with ..."

4. A Journey in East Africa: Towards the Mountains of the Moon by M. A. Pringle (1886)
"... NATION—SPINNING—bhang MALO AND BISHOP MACKENZIE'S GRAVE THE MOUTH OF RIVER RUO—ELEPHANT SWAMP—GAME-LAW—HIPPOS ABOUND —GREAT ANT-HILLS—LEAK IN THE BOAT. ..."

5. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1854)
"This remark rests however on the assumption that Cannabis Indica, sativa, Ganja, and bhang, are all identical, a point I think yet extremely doubtful ..."

6. A Dictionary, Hindustani & English: Accompanied by a Reversed Dictionary by Duncan Forbes (1866)
"J. [sells bhang, t ... m. coarse hempen cloth ; also a sack or pannier made from the fibres of the bhang-plant, ..."

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