cannabinoid etymology

English word cannabinoid comes from English cannabis, English -oid

Detailed word origin of cannabinoid

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cannabis English (eng) A mildly euphoriant or sedating, intoxicating hallucinogenic drug prepared from various parts of this plant.. A tall annual dioecious plant (Cannabis, especially Cannabis sativa), native to central Asia and having alternate, palmately divided leaves and tough bast fibers.. The purified and decarboxylated resin of the cannabis plant used for medicinal purposes rather than for any intoxicating [...]
-oid English (eng) Of similar form to, but not the same as. Having the likeness of. Forms adjectives and nouns.
cannabinoid English (eng) (organic chemistry) Structurally related to tetrahydrocannabinol (organic chemistry) Substance that is structurally related to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a psychoactive compound present in cannabis, or that bind to cannabinoid receptors.

Words with the same origin as cannabinoid

Descendants of cannabis
Weed Day cannabene cannabin cannabusiness cannabutter cantheism tetrahydrocannabinol
Descendants of -oid
alkaloid asteroid colloidal cycloid designoid factoid fibroid humanoid insectoid keloid mechanoid mong mongoloid monoid negro opioid paranoid planetoid roid schizoid solenoid sphenoid steroid trapezoid