1. [syn: hashish, hasheesh, haschisch, hash]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Hasheesh \Hash"eesh\ Hashish \Hash"ish\ (h[a^]sh"[=e]sh), n.
A slightly acrid gum resin produced by the common hemp
(Cannabis sativa), of the variety Indica, when cultivated
in a warm climate; also, the tops of the plant, from which
the resinous product is obtained. It is narcotic, and has
long been used in the East for its intoxicating effect. The
active psychoactive principle has been identified as
tetrahydrocannabinol. See Bhang, and Ganja.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: purified resinous extract of the hemp plant; used as a
hallucinogen [syn: hashish, hasheesh, haschisch,