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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish cáñamo, from Late Latin cannabum, from Latin cannabis, from Ancient Greek κάνναβις (kánnabis). Compare the inherited Old Portuguese cánamo, cánabo. Doublet of cânabis.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: câ‧nha‧mo

NounEdit

cânhamo m (plural cânhamos)

  1. hemp (any Cannabis sativa variety used grown for its fibres, oil and seeds)