Definition of Indian hemp

1. Noun. Source of e.g. bhang and hashish as well as fiber.

Exact synonyms: Cannabis Indica
Terms within: Bhang, Haschisch, Hash, Hasheesh, Hashish
Generic synonyms: Cannabis, Hemp

2. Noun. Valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation.
Exact synonyms: Bimli, Bimli Hemp, Bombay Hemp, Deccan Hemp, Hibiscus Cannabinus, Kanaf, Kenaf
Generic synonyms: Hibiscus
Terms within: Deccan Hemp, Kenaf

3. Noun. Canadian dogbane yielding a tough fiber used as cordage by Native Americans; used in folk medicine for pain or inflammation in joints.
Exact synonyms: Apocynum Cannabinum, Rheumatism Weed
Generic synonyms: Dogbane

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indian Hemp

Indian cress
Indian crocus
Indian currant
Indian elephant
Indian elephants
Indian fig
Indian figs
Indian file
Indian flap
Indian ginger
Indian giver
Indian givers
Indian giving
Indian grackle
Indian gum
Indian hemp
Indian ink
Indian lettuce
Indian lotus
Indian madder
Indian mallow
Indian meal
Indian method
Indian millet
Indian monetary unit
Indian mongoose
Indian mulberry
Indian mustard
Indian operation
Indian paint

Literary usage of Indian hemp

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Chemistry of Common Life by James Finlay Weir Johnston, Arthur Herbert Church (1891)
"indian hemp.—-Little is popularly and practically known in northern Europe of the use of hemp as a narcotic indulgence ; yet in the East it is as familiar ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1891)
"Value of indian hemp.—Dr. CW Suckling, of Birmingham, publishes a note on the therapeutic value of indian hemp. He finds this drug most useful in the ..."

3. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1898)
"(5) The constituents of indian hemp resin. By TH EASTER- FIELD, MA, Clare College, and TB WOOD, MA, Caius College. Cannabis Sativa (syn. indica) is made use ..."

4. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1850)
"On Cannabis indica, indian hemp. By ALEXANDER CHRISTISON ... THE object of the present communication is to give some account of the indian hemp, ..."

5. Rubber-content of North American Plants by Harvey Monroe Hall, Frances Louise Long (1921)
"The indian hemp is a common plant throughout the United States and southern Canada. ... The cultivation of indian hemp would not be a difficult matter, ..."

6. Decimal Classification and Relative Index for Libraries and Personal Use: In Melvil Dewey by Melvil Dewey (1922)
"Brown and indian hemp ar indefinit. For ' true indian hemp ' see ... Colorado river hemp Sesbania .567 Canada (or Indian) hemp Apocynum True indian hemp; ..."

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