One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A crystalline compound whose derivatives, especially THC, are the active constituents of cannabis.
- ‘THC, the main cannabinoid that causes a high, interacts with non-psychoactive cannabinoids, mainly cannabidiol and cannabinol.’
- ‘At that time, a few cannabinoids were already known: cannabinol, cannabidiol, and tetrahydrocannabinol.’
- ‘The substance within it that gives it that facility is called tetra hydro cannabinol or something like that…’
- ‘The analysis showed that the Volcano vapor was remarkably clean, consisting 95% of THC with traces of cannabinol, another cannabinoid.’
Late 19th century: from cannabis + -ol.
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