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hemp

 
Noun hemp has 3 senses
  1. hemp - a plant fiber
    --1 is a kind of
    plant fiber, plant fibre
    --1 is a substance of canvas, canvass; rope
    --1 has particulars:
     kenaf, deccan hemp; bowstring hemp; Manila hemp, Manilla hemp, abaca
  2. cannabis, hemp - any plant of the genus Cannabis; a coarse bushy annual with palmate leaves and clusters of small green flowers; yields tough fibers and narcotic drugs
    --2 is a kind of shrub, bush
    --2 is a member of genus Cannabis
    --2 has parts: cannabis, marijuana, marihuana, ganja
    --2 has particulars:
     marijuana, marihuana, ganja, Cannabis sativa; Indian hemp, Cannabis indica
  3. hangman's rope, hangman's halter, halter, hemp, hempen necktie - a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
    --3 is a kind of rope
    --3 is a part of
     gallows, gallows tree, gallows-tree, gibbet, gallous
    --3 has parts: noose, running noose, slip noose
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