Pronounced Coh-wah. Slang term that refers to marijuana. The term comes from the abbreviations of the states Colorado (CO) and Washington (WA) which were the first states to legalize recreational use of marijuana. Term originated in Arlington, VA.
dude 1: I'm bouta go cowa, you down?
dude 2: I'm bout it bout it.
dude 1: Straight.
The misspelling of "Cows" then taken as a fun-to-say word.
I absolutely adore cowas!