Definition of cannabinol in English:

cannabinol

noun

Chemistry
  • [mass noun] A compound whose derivatives, especially THC, are the active constituents of cannabis.

    • ‘The substance within it that gives it that facility is called tetra hydro cannabinol or something like that…’
    • ‘THC, the main cannabinoid that causes a high, interacts with non-psychoactive cannabinoids, mainly cannabidiol and cannabinol.’
    • ‘The analysis showed that the Volcano vapor was remarkably clean, consisting 95% of THC with traces of cannabinol, another cannabinoid.’
    • ‘At that time, a few cannabinoids were already known: cannabinol, cannabidiol, and tetrahydrocannabinol.’

Origin

Late 19th century: from cannabis + -ol.

Pronunciation:

cannabinol

/ˈkanəbɪˌnɒl//kəˈnabɪˌnɒl/