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Are you new to the wonderful world of cannabis? Do you have a friend that needs to freshen up on their weed terms? If so, then our handy guide of beginner phrases about weed will turn any rookie into an expert.

Rosetta Stoner: Beginner Terms

 How Many Of These 19 Beginner Phrases For Weed Do You Know?

Rosetta Stoner: Beginner Terms

By The Stoner's Cookbook

Many terms are used improperly, share this with your first-timer friends so they get it right. Intermediate and advanced lessons to come in the future!

  • Cannabis

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    Cannabis is the family of plants which produce marijuana.

  • Pot, dope, or weed

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    Some commonly used nicknames for marijuana.

  • Grinder or Buster

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    The devices that can be used to grind weed into small bits for easier use.

  • Papers or Rollies

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    Thin cigarette papers used to roll up joints. Zig-Zag is the most common brand.

  • Joint

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    A joint, or "jay" for short, is a pot cigarette. These can be shaped into beautiful works of art. Check out [this list](http://www.thestonerscookbook.com/article/2014/08/05/11-craziest-joints-ever/) of the craziest joints. Ever.

  • Blunt

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    Weed rolled in a cigar or blunt wrap.

  • Pipe

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    A small apparatus, most commonly made of glass, to smoke from. These are different from tabacco pipes which are usually made from wood.

  • Bong

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    A device, similar to a pipe, which is used with water to enhance the smoking process.

  • Bowl

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    The place on a pipe or bong where the weed goes.

  • Sack

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    A bag of weed. "Let's pick up a sack."

  • O

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    An ounce (28 grams) of marijuana.

  • Quarter

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    One forth of an ounce or seven grams of weed.

  • Eighth

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    This corresponds to an eighth of an ounce or 3.5 grams.

  • Twenty

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    Two grams of weed, which usually costs about $20.

  • Dime

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    One gram of marijuana. You should be able to roll 2 normal joints from one dime bag.

  • Blaze or Toke

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    The act of smoking up. 

  • Stoned, Ripped, Baked

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    So high, you can touch the sky.

  • Pasties or Cottonmouth

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    The dry mouth effect incurred by smoking.

  • Munchies

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    Delicious snacks to eat when high. [Here are some of our favs.](http://www.thestonerscookbook.com/blog/2014/09/10/12-best-foods-to-satisfy-the-munchies/) 

When it comes to the green scene, there’s a lot more to know than the word “weed.” In fact, there’s a term for just about everything, from the devices you use to consume to the amount of weed you wish to purchase.

1. Cannabis

Cannabis is the family of plants which produce marijuana.

2. Pot, dope, or weed

Some commonly used nicknames for marijuana.

3. Grinder or Buster

The devices that can be used to grind weed into small bits for easier use.

4. Papers or Rollies

Thin cigarette papers used to roll up joints. Zig-Zag is the most common brand.

5. Joint

A joint, or “jay” for short, is a pot cigarette. These can be shaped into beautiful works of art. Check out this list of the craziest joints. Ever.

6. Blunt

Weed rolled in a cigar or blunt wrap.

7. Pipe

A small apparatus, most commonly made of glass, to smoke from. These are different from tobacco pipes which are usually made from wood.

8. Bong

A device, similar to a pipe, which is used with water to enhance the smoking process.

9. Bowl

The place on a pipe or bong where the weed goes.

10. Sack

A bag of weed. “Let’s pick up a sack”.

11. O

An ounce (28 grams) of marijuana.

12. Quarter

One fourth of an ounce or seven grams of weed.

13. Eighth

This corresponds to an eighth of an ounce or 3.5 grams.

14. Twenty

Two grams of weed, which usually costs about $20.

15. Dime

One gram of marijuana. You should be able to roll 2 normal joints from one dime bag.

16. Blaze or Toke

The act of smoking up.

17. Stoned, Ripped, Baked

So high, you can touch the sky.

18. Pasties or Cottonmouth

The dry mouth effect incurred by smoking.

19. Munchies

Delicious snacks to eat when high. Here are some of our faves.

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