Hashish

Hashish

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.

See: bhang, ganja.

Origin: ar. Hashish.

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