<pharmacology> 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.

(01 Mar 1998)

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