haschisch vs hashish what difference

what is difference between haschisch and hashish

French

Pronunciation

Noun

haschisch m (plural haschischs)

  1. Alternative form of haschich

Further reading

  • “haschisch” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


English

Alternative forms

  • hasheesh

Etymology

From Arabic حَشِيش(ḥašīš, hay, dried herb).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /həˈʃiːʃ/, /hæˈʃiːʃ/, /ˈhæʃɪʃ/

Noun

hashish (usually uncountable, plural hashishes)

  1. The leaves and tender parts of the Indian hemp plant (which are intoxicating), which are dried for either chewing or smoking.
    • 1855, Sir Richard Burton, Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah, Dover 1964, p. 44:
      Coyly at first, but less guardedly as we grew bolder, we smoked the forbidden weed “Hashísh,” conversing lengthily the while about that world of which I had seen so much.
    • 1876: Louisa May Alcott, Eight Cousins
      You know hasheesh is the extract of hemp?
  2. A cannabis extract.
  3. (slang) Marijuana generally.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:marijuana

Related terms

  • hash

Translations

Anagrams

  • Sha-shih, shishah

Italian

Alternative forms

  • hascisc, hascisc’, ascisc, ascisc’

Etymology

Transliteration of Arabic حَشِيش(ḥašīš, hay, dried herb).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈaʃ.ʃiʃ/*, (traditional) /aʃˈʃiʃ/*
  • Hyphenation: ha‧shìsh

Noun

hashish m (invariable)

  1. hashish

References

  • hashish in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell’Enciclopedia Italiana

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