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

 

marijuana

 noun
(also marihuana)noun
BrE BrE//ˌmærəˈwɑːnə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmærəˈwɑːnə//
 
(informal pot)[uncountable] Addiction
 
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a drug (illegal in many countries) made from the dried leaves and flowers of the hemp plant, which gives the person smoking it a feeling of being relaxed synonym cannabis See related entries: Addiction Word Origin late 19th cent.: from Latin American Spanish.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: marijuana