• WordNet 3.6
    • n cannabin a resin obtained from the hemp plant; thought to be the active narcotic agent in marijuana
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cannabin (Chem) A poisonous resin extracted from hemp Cannabis sativa, variety Indica). The euphoric and narcotic effects of hasheesh are due to this resin; the active ingredient is tetrahydrocannabinol, THC. See Cannabis Indica, below.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cannabin A resin obtained from the plant Cannabis Indica. It is probably the active principle of the drug hashish.
    • n cannabin A brown liquid alkaloid said to be isolated from Indian hemp. Cannabis Indica. It is hypnotic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Cannabin a resin obtained from the plant Cannabis Indica
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