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Madjoun \Mad"joun\, n. [Hind., fr. Ar. ma'j[=u]n.] An intoxicating confection from the hemp plant; -- used by the Turks and Hindus. [Written also majoun.]


n. A paste made from marijuana and honey originating in Morocco, ingested as a recreational drug.


Majoun or majun is a Moroccan confection, which can resemble a pastry ball,fudge, or jam. Ingredients can include honey, nuts, and dried fruits, and the treat is commonly made as a cannabis edible, sometimes in combination with other drugs.

A 1957 report describes majun as containing "hemp, opium and seeds of datura".