AskDefine | Define dagga

Dictionary Definition

dagga n : relatively nontoxic South African herb smoked like tobacco [syn: Cape dagga, red dagga, wilde dagga, Leonotis leonurus]

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English

Etymology 1

Afrikaans, from Nama daχa.

Pronunciation

IPA: /'dægə/

Noun

dagga
  1. Indian hemp, Cannabis sativa indica
    • 1997: A few basic points, Sir. First, no unnatural Activities. Second, no Opium, no Dagga, no Ardent Spirits, no Wine, and so on. — Thomas Pynchon, Mason & Dixon

Etymology 2

From the Khoe daxa-b.

Noun

dagga
  1. Cannabis, especially Leonotis leonurus.

Etymology 3

From the Shona.

Noun

dagga

Extensive Definition

Dagga can mean:

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