Definition of Charas

1. Noun. Cannabis resin, used as an intoxicant in India. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Charas

1. hashish [n -ES] - See also: hashish

Medical Definition of Charas

1. A resin obtained from mature leaves of selected varieties of Cannabis sativa; used for smoking. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Charas

characters per inch
characterwise
charactery
characts
charade
charades
charadriid
charadriids
charadriiform
charanga
charangas
charango
charangos
charanguista
charanguistas
charas (current term)
charases
charbocle
charbocles
charbon
charbroil
charbroiled
charbroiler
charbroilers
charbroiling
charbroils
charcloth
charcoal
charcoal-gray
charcoal-grey

Literary usage of Charas

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1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"... to a limited area in Rajshahi District, Bengal, and to the inner valleys of the Himalayas, whence the drug is imported under the name of charas. ..."

2. Pharmacographia; a History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin, Met by Friedrich August Fl├╝ckiger, Daniel Hanburgy (1879)
"The best charas, which is that brought from Yarkand, is a brown, ... A second and a third quality of Yarkand charas represent the substance in a less pure ..."

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