- Cannabis resin, used as an intoxicant in India.
- 2005, Salman Rushdie, Shalimar the Clown, Vintage, published 2006, page 61:
- She had not smoked the charas to abdicate responsibility but to be sure of seizing her opportunity
- “charas” in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.
- “charas” in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press.
- “charas” in TheFreeDictionary.com, Huntingdon Valley, Pa.: Farlex, Inc., 2003–2020.