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Various products of this plant, including fibres and the drug cannabis
A tall annual herb, Cannabis sativa, native to Asia
{n} a plant from which ropes are made
Cannabis stalks and stems, especially those used to make rope, fabrics, etc
The fiber of the skin or rind of the plant, prepared for spinning
Hemp is a plant used for making rope or the drug marijuana. a type of plant that is used to make rope and sometimes to produce the drug cannabis. Stout, aromatic, erect annual herbaceous plant (Cannabis sativa, family Cannabaceae), the sole species of cannabis; also, its fibre. Hemp originated in Central Asia and is now cultivated widely in the northern temperate zone. A tall, canelike variety is raised for the fibre; a short, more branched variety is prized as the more abundant source of marijuana. Hemp fibre is strong and durable and is used for cordage and for artificial sponges and such coarse fabrics as sacking (burlap) and canvas. Hemp is grown primarily for fibre in most countries
The tough, coarse fiber of the cannabis plant Hemp is a natural fiber that dyes and acts very much like cotton It wears practically forever
[OE] Hemp is ultimately the same word as cannabis (as, bizarrely, is canvas, which was originally made from hemp) Both go back to a common ancestor which produced Persian kanab, Russian konóplya, Greek kánnabis (source of English cannabis), and a prehistoric Germanic *khanipiz or *khanapiz From the latter are descended German hanf, Dutch hennep, Swedish hampa, Danish hamp, and English hemp
The name is also applied to various other plants yielding fiber
a plant fiber
A natural plant fiber that has linen-like qualities It accepts dyes well and is highly durable
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
A type of canvas sometimes used to make sneakers, including the pictured Chucks Hemp canvas is more durable than many other materials Hemp cultivation, even for fabric, is illegal in the United States (except for research) because of drug abuse concerns However, the finished cloth is legal to import
Hemp is a bast fibre that was probably used first in Asia The fibre is dark tan or brown and is difficult to bleach, but it can be dyed bright and dark colours The hemp fibres vary widely in length, depending upon their ultimate use Industrial fibres may be several inches long, while fibres used for domestic textiles are about 3/4 inch to 1 inch (1 9 to 2 54 cm) long The elongation (1 to 6 percent) is low and its elasticity poor The thermal reactions of hemp and the effect of sunlight are the same as for cotton Hemp is moth resistant, but it is not impervious to mildew Coarse hemp fibres and yarns are woven into cordage, rope, sacking and heavy-duty tarpaulins In Italy, fine hemp fibres are used for interior design and apparel fabrics
Hemp is a course fiber made from the inner bark of the hemp plant It is becoming increasingly popular for use in diapers because of its durability, absorbancy and natural anti-microbial properties If you are undecided as to which fabric to choose for your diapers, be sure to read Is Hemp Really Better Than Cotton? by Krista of BabyKicks
a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
A coarse, durable bast fiber obtained from the inner bark of the hemp plant Used primarily in twines and cordages, and most recently apparel
sativa, the fibrous skin or bark of which is used for making cloth and cordage
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a tall, widely cultivated herb of the mulberry family with tough bast fiber used especially for cordage
n tall Asiatic herb (Cannabis sativa) of the hemp family, grown for the tough fiber in its stem
{i} type of plant native to Asia; fiber from the hemp plant (used to make rope or twine); hashish, marijuana, narcotic substance from the hemp plant
The name has also been extended to various fibers resembling the true hemp
a light-coloured, strong bast fibre obtained from the hemp plant Cannabis sativa
A plant of the genus Cannabis C
An older name for abaca, manila hemp is related to thebanana plant Its leaf fiber is often used in paper making, and should not be confusedwith true hemp-"cannabis sativa" (the marijuana plant)
Tall plant used for making rope and cord Withstands water better than any other natural fiber
hemp tree
Another name of the chaste tree
Any weed of the genus Galeopsis in the Lamiaceae family
hemp seed
(Botanik, Bitkibilim) The seed of hemp, particularly as used for fishing bait
hemp agrimony
A Eurasian and North African plant (Eupatorium cannabinum) having palmately divided leaves and clusters of small reddish-purple flower heads
hemp agrimony
coarse European herb with palmately-divided leaves and clusters of small reddish-purple flower heads
hemp fibers
fibers from the cannabis plant, fibers from the stalk of a marijuana plant (used to produce very strong ropes)
hemp nettle
coarse bristly Eurasian plant with white or reddish flowers and foliage resembling that of a nettle; common as a weed in United States
hemp nettle
Any of various Eurasian plants of the genus Galeopsis, having bristly stems and white or reddish flowers with two lips
Manilla hemp
Alternative spelling of Manila hemp
African hemp
bowstring hemp of South Africa
Indian hemp
Indian hemp
plant native to America; east Indian variety of hemp, cannabis
Manila hemp
fibrous material obtained from the stalks of the abaca plant and used to make ropes and other items
african bowstring hemp
bowstring hemp of South Africa
african hemp
large shrub of South Africa having many conspicuously hairy branches with large hairy leaves and clusters of conspicuous white flowers
ambary hemp
A valuable East Indian fiber plant (Hibiscus cannabinus), or its fiber, which is used throughout India for making ropes, cordage, and a coarse canvas and sackcloth; called also brown Indian hemp
bowstring hemp
strong fiber that resembles hemp; obtained from sansevieria and used for e
bowstring hemp
cordage hemp obtained from the sansevieria
ceylon bowstring hemp
plant having thick fibrous leaves transversely banded in light and dark green
colorado river hemp
tall-growing annual of southwestern United States widely grown as green manure; yields a strong tough bast fiber formerly used by Indians for cordage
fimble hemp
Light summer hemp, that bears no seed
indian hemp
Canadian dogbane yielding a tough fiber used as cordage by native Americans; used in folk medicine for pain or inflammation in joints source of e
indian hemp
bhang and hashish as well as fiber
manila hemp
a kind of hemp obtained from the abaca plant in the Philippines
queensland hemp
herb widely distributed in tropics and subtropics used for forage and medicinally as a demulcent and having a fine soft bast stronger than jute; sometimes an aggressive weed
sisal hemp
See Sisal hemp, under Hemp
sisal hemp
The prepared fiber of the Agave Americana, or American aloe, used for cordage; so called from Sisal, a port in Yucatan
sisal hemp
sisal: a plant fiber used for making rope
water hemp
See under Hemp

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    /ˈhemp/ /ˈhɛmp/


    [ 'hemp ] (noun.) before 12th century. From Old English hænep, from Proto-Germanic *hanapiz, from Scytho-Sarmatian (compare Farsi kanab, Ossetian gän), a compound of Finno-Ugrian *kéne, 'hemp', and *piš, 'to burn; nettle' (compare Hungarian kender, 'hemp', and peszeg, 'to burn'). See cannabis.