420 Words For Weed

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How many words for “weed” do you know?

There really are 50 Inuit words for “snow”, and they’re used to describe snow of all kinds -slushy, fluffy and yellow – but there are many many more words for cannabis.  So, we created our own word list – – 420 words to be exact! Some of them are culture specific, some scientific, and others are just plain colloquial.
You’ll want to bookmark this page so you can expand your vocabulary without even cracking open a dictionary and school your buddies with some new dialect the next time you pull up to the session. If you have one that is not on our list, feel free to hit us up on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter @Roottie420 and let us know.
1. 420    
2. Acapulco Gold (marijuana from S.W. Mexico)
3. Acapulco red    
4. Ace (a marijuana cigarette)
5. Afghani indica
6. African   
7. African black   
8. African bush    
9. African woodbine  
10. Airplane   
11. Alice B. Toklas (marijuana brownie)
12. Angola 
13. Ashes
14. Assassin of Youth  
15. Astroturf   
16. Atshitshi 
17. Aunt Mary 
18. B (just enough marijuana to fill a matchbox)
19. B-40 (a cigar laced with marijuana and dipped in malt liquor)
20. Baby
21. Baby bhang 
22. Babysitter
23. Bad seed (marijuana plus peyote)
24. Bag (marijuana in a bag)
25. Bale  
26. Bamba 
27. Bambalacha 
28. Bammies (poor quality of marijuana)
29. Bammy 
30. Bar
31. Bash
32. BC bud (marijuana from British Columbia, Canada)
33. Beedies (cigarettes from India that resemble marijuana joints)
34. Belyando spruce
35. Bhang
36. Bite one’s lips (to smoke marijuana)
37. Black bart
38. Black ganja (marijuana resin)
39. Black gold  (high-potency marijuana)
40. Black gungi (marijuana from India)
41. Black gunion
42. Black mo (high-THC marijuana)
43. Black mote (marijuana plus honey)
44. Blanket 
45. Block
46. Blonde
47. Blue de hue (marijuana from Vietnam)
48. Blue Sage
49. Blue sky blond (high-THC marijuana from Colombia)
50. Blunt (marijuana inside a cigar)
51. Bo 
52. Bo-bo 
53. Bobo bush
54. Bomber (marijuana cigarette)
55. Boo-boo Bama
56. Boom
57. Brick (1kg of marijuana)
58. Broccoli
59. Bubblegum (marijuana from Tennessee)
60. Bud
61. Buda
62. Bullyon
63. Burnie
64. Bush
65. Butter
66. Butterflower
67. C.S. (as in Cannabis Sativa)
68. Cam trip (high-THC marijuana)
69. Cambodian red, Cam red (marijuana from Cambodia)
70. Can (1oz. of marijuana)
71. Canadian black
72. Canamo
73. Canappa
74. Canceled stick (marijuana cigarette)
75. Candy blunt (blunts dipped in cough syrup)
76. Cannabis tea 
77. Carmabis
78. Cartucho (a pack of joints, in Spanish) 
79. Catnip
80. Cavite all-star
81. Cest
82. Charas (marijuana from India)
83. Charge
84. Cheeba
85. Cheeo
86. Chemo
87. Chiba Chiba (high-THC marijuana from Colombia)
88. Chicago black (a term from Chicago)
89. Chicago Green
90. Chira
91. Chocolate Thai
92. Christmas tree
93. Chronic    
94. Chunky 
95. Churus
96. Citrol (high-THC marijuana from Nepal)
97. Climb
98. Cochornis
99. Colas
100. Coli
101. Coliflor Tostao (Spanish)
102. Colombian
103. Colorado cocktail
104. Columbus Black
105. Cosa (Spanish)
106. Crazy weed
107. Cripple
108. Crying weed
109. Cryppie
110. Cryptonie
111. Culican (high-potency marijuana from Mexico)
112. Dagga (marijuana from South Africa)
113. Dank
114. Dawamesk
115. Dew
116. Diablito (Spanish)
117. Diambista
118. Dimba (marijuana from West Africa)
119. Ding
120. Dinkie dow
121. Dirt grass (inferior quality marijuana)
122. Ditch
123. Ditch weed (inferior quality marijuana)
124. Djamba
125. Do a joint
126. Dody
127. Domestic (locally grown marijuana)
128. Don Jem
129. Don Juan
130. Dona Juana (Spanish)
131. Dona Juanita (Spanish)
132. Doob
133. Doobie
134. Dope
135. Doradilla
136. Draf weed
137. Drag weed
138. Dry high
139. Durong
140. Duros (Spanish)
141. Earth
142. El Gallo (“rooster”)
143. Endo
144. Esra
145. Fallbrook Redhair (a term from Fallbrook, CA)
146. Fatty
147. Feeling
148. Fine stuff
149. Finger (marijuana cigarette)
150. Finger lid
151. Fir
152. Firewood
153. Flower
154. Flower tops
155. Fly Mexican airlines
156. Fraho/Frajo
157. Fu
158. Fuel
159. Fuma D’Angola (Portuguese)
160. Gage/Gauge
161. Gange
162. Gangster
163. Ganja (term from Jamaica)
164. Garbage (inferior quality marijuana)
165. Gash
166. Gasper
167. Gasper stick (marijuana cigarette)
168. Gauge butt
169. Ghana
170. Giggle smoke
171. Giggle weed
172. Goblet of jam
173. Gold
174. Gold star
175. Golden
176. Golden leaf (high-quality marijuana)
177. Gong
178. Gonj
179. Good butt (marijuana cigarette)
180. Good giggles
181. Good stuff (high-THC marijuana)
182. Goody-goody
183. Goof butt (marijuana cigarette)
184. Gorge
185. Grass
186. Grass brownies
187. Grasshopper
188. Grata
189. Green buds
190. Green Goddess
191. Greens
192. Greeter
193. Greta
194. Griefo
195. Griefs
196. Grifa (Spanish)
197. Griff
198. Griffa
199. Griffo
200. Grow (a marijuana growing operation)
201. Gunga
202. Gungeon
203. Gungun
204. Gunja
205. Gyve (marijuana cigarette)
206. Haircut
207. Hanhich
208. Happy cigarette
209. Happy stick
210. Harsh
211. Has
212. Hawaiian  
213. Hawaiian black
214. Hawaiian homegrown hay
215. Hay
216. Hay butt (marijuana cigarette)
217. Herb
218. Herba
219. Hocus
220. Homegrown
221. Honey blunts (marijuana cigars sealed with honey)
222. Hooch
223. Hooter
224. Hot stick
225. Hydro grows (indoor marijuana growing operations)
226. Indian boy
227. Indian hay
228. Indian hemp
229. Indica
230. Indo
231. Indonesian bud
232. Instaga
233. Instagu
234. J/Jay (a marijuana cigarette)
235. Jamaican gold
236. Jamaican red hair
237. Jane
238. Jefferson Airplane
239. Jive
240. Jive stick
241. Joint
242. Jolly Green
243. Joy smoke
244. Joystick
245. Ju-ju
246. Juan Valdez (Spanish)
247. Juanita (Spanish)
248. Juice Joint
249. Juja 
250. Kabak (Turkish marijuana)
251. Kaff/Khayf (potent marijuana from Morocco, Lebanon and other 252. Arab/Middle Eastern countries)
253. Kalakit
254. Kali 
255. Kansas Grass
256. Kate Bush
257. Kawaii electric
258. Kaya
259. KB
260. Kee
261. Kentucky blue
262. Key
263. KGB (aka Killer Green Bud)
264. Ki
265. Kick stick
266. Kief 
267. Kiff
268. Kilter 
269. Kind
270. Kind Bud
271. King Bud
272. Kona Gold
273. Krippy   
274. Kumba
275. Kush
276. L.L.
277. Lakbay Diva
278. Laughing grass
279. Leaf
280. Leno (Spanish)
281. LG (Lime Green)
282. Lid (1oz of marijuana)
283.  Light stuff
284. Lima
285. Loaf
286. Lobo
287. Loco (Spanish)
288. Loose shank
289. Love weed
290. Lubage
291. M.J. 
292. Macaroni
293. Macon
294. Maconha
295. Mafu (Spanish)
296. Magic smoke
297. Manhattan silver
298. Mari (marijuana cigarette)
299. Marimba (Spanish)
300. Mary
301. Mary and Johnny
302. Mary Ann
303. Mary Jane
304. Mary Jonas
305. Mary Warner
306. Mary Weaver
307. Matchbox (1/4oz of marijuana or 6 marijuana cigarettes)
308. Maui Wauie
309. Meg
310. Megg
311. Meggie
312. Messorole
313. Mexican green
314. Mexican Red
315. Modams
316. Mohasky/Mohasty
317. Monte (marijuana from South America)
318. Mooca/Moocah
319. Mooster
320. Mooters (marijuana cigarette)
321. Mootie
322. Mootos
323. Mor A Grifa
324. Mota/Moto (Spanish)
325. Mother/Mutha/Muta
326. Mu
327. Muggie
328. Muggle
329. Muggles
330. Nail (marijuana cigarette)
331. Nigra
332. Northern lights (marijuana from Canada)
333. Number
334. O.J.
335. P.R. (Panama Red)
336. Pack of rocks (marijuana cigarette)
337. Pakaloco (means “crazy tobacco”)
338. Pakistani black
339. Panama cut
340. Panama Gold or Panama Red
341. Panatella (marijuana cigarette)
342. Parsley
343. Pasto (Spanish)
344. Pat
345. Philly blunts
346. Pin (a small marijuana cigarette)
347. Pocket rocket
348. Poke
349. Pot
350. Potlikker
351. Potten bush
352. Pretendica
353. Pretendo
354. Queen Ann’s lace
355. Ragweed
356. Railroad weed
357. Rangood (wild or naturally grown marijuana)
358. Rasta weed
358. Redbud
360. Red Cross
361. Red dirt
362. Reefer
363. Righteous bush
364. Roach (the butt of a marijuana cigarette)
365. Roacha
366. Rockets (marijuana cigarettes)
367. Root
368. Rose Marie
369. Rubia (Spanish)
370. Ruderalis (a species of cannabis, typically found in Russia)
371. Salad
372. Sandwich bag (a $40 bag of marijuana)
373. Santa Marta (Spanish)
374. Sativa (a species of cannabis, found in cool, damp climates)
375. Schwagg
376. Scrub
377. Sess
378. Shake (the end bits of marijuana)
379. Siddi
380. Sinsemilla
381. Skunk
382. Smoke
383. Splim
384. Square mackerel (a term from Florida)
385. Stack
386. Stems
387. Stick
388. Sticky-icky (or Sticky-icky-icky if your name is Snoop)
389. Stinkweed
390. Stoney 
391. Straw
392. Sugar weed
393. Swag
394. Sweet Lucy
395. Swishers (cigars in which tobacco is replaced with marijuana)
396. Takkouri
397. Texas pot
398. Texas tea
399. Thai sticks
400. Thirteen
401. Thumb
402. Torch
403. Tray (a $3 bag of marijuana)
404. Tree
405. Triple A (marijuana from British Columbia)
406. Tustin
407. Twist/Twistum (marijuana cigarette)
408. Vega (a cigar wrapping refilled with marijuana)
409. Viper’s weed
410. Weed
411. Whackytabacky
412. Wheat
413. White Russian
414. White-haired lady
415. Yeh
416. Yerhia
417. Yesca
418. Yesco
419. Zacatecas Purple (marijuana from Mexico)
420. Zambi 
July 13, 2017

by Alana Armstrong

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Alana seeks to see cannabis from the perspective of politicians, advocates, entrepreneurs, and consumers. She got her start with a byline in the arts and culture section and crossed over into cannabis after using it medicinally. Current projects include investigations into cannabis and wellness; entrepreneurs of the Green Rush; cannabis for athletes; and the evolution of cannabis laws and culture in Canada.

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