Entheogen Definition

ĕn-thēō-jən
noun
A psychoactive substance, usually one derived from plants or fungi but also from the secretions of animals such as toads, that is ingested by a shaman or another participant in a ritual in order to produce visions or gain mystical insight.
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Other Word Forms of Entheogen

Noun

Singular:
entheogen
Plural:
entheogens

Origin of Entheogen

  • Greek entheos possessed enthusiasm –gen

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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