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Definition of hemp noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hemp

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//hemp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hemp//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a plant which is used for making rope and cloth, and also to make the drug cannabis Word Origin Old English henep, hænep, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch hennep and German Hanf, also to Greek kannabis.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hemp