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Etymology 1Edit

From Afrikaans, from Nama dachab.

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dagga (countable and uncountable, plural daggas)

  1. (South Africa, Zimbabwe) Indian hemp, Cannabis sativa indica, or a similar plant of the genus Leonotis.
    • 1994, Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom, Abacus 2010, p. 217:
      He started to supplement them by smuggling dagga, and soon found it so profitable that he left the factory altogether.
    • 1997, Thomas Pynchon, Mason & Dixon:
      A few basic points, Sir. First, no unnatural Activities. Second, no Opium, no Dagga, no Ardent Spirits, no Wine, and so on.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Shona

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dagga (uncountable)

  1. (South Africa) Cement.
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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Nama dachab.

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dagga (uncountable)

  1. cannabis

Dupaningan AgtaEdit

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dagga

  1. turtle