Pronunciation: (hash'ēsh, -ish, ha-shēsh', hä-), [key]
1. the flowering tops and leaves of Indian hemp smoked, chewed, or drunk as a narcotic and intoxicant.
2. the dried resinous exudate of the flowering tops of this plant, containing larger amounts of the active ingredient. Also,hash•eeshPronunciation: (hä'shēsh, hä-shēsh'). [key]
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