What does Terps mean?

A term for terpenes which are aromatic compounds that give cannabis strains different smells.


Other definitions of Terps:

  • Terpenes which are a diverse class of organic compounds, produced by a variety of plants. They give plants specific smells and odors.
  • The component in plants that give them unique smells. Often used by stoners to talk about different marijuana strains.
  • Short for terpenes, which are chemical compounds that give plants distinct smells/taste. These have become more of talking point during the expansion of naturalistic medicines and marijuana legalization.

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How to use the term

  • Smell these terps! This bud is amazing.

  • While terpenes are found in many plants and even insects, terps are usually reserved for weed.

  • The terps in these oils really bring out good energy. I hope they keep me safe.


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