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sinsemilla

[sin-suh-mil-uh] /ˌsɪn səˈmɪl ə/
noun
1.
marijuana from seedless female hemp plants that contain very high levels of THC.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80; < American Spanish, equivalent to Spanish sin without (< Latin sine) + semilla seed, apparently continuation of Old Spanish dialect semilia, by dissimilation from Late Latin sēminia, neuter plural (taken as feminine singular) of sēminium, derivative of Latin sēmen seed, semen
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Examples for sinsemilla
  • By growing high-potency sinsemilla, domestic marijuana growers provide a product that easily competes with other suppliers.
British Dictionary definitions for sinsemilla

sinsemilla

/ˌsɪnsəˈmiːljə/
noun
1.
a type of marijuana with a very high narcotic content
2.
the plant from which it is obtained
Word Origin
C20: from American Spanish, literally: without seed
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Word Origin and History for sinsemilla
sinsemilla
potent strain of marijuana, 1975, from Mex.Sp., lit. "without seed."
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