Mescaline definition

mĕskə-lēn, -lĭn
A hallucinogenic alkaloid, C11 H17 NO3 , obtained from peyote buttons and used by certain Native American tribes in religious rituals and illicitly as a recreational drug.
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A white, crystalline alkaloid, C11H17NO3, that is a psychedelic drug, obtained from mescal buttons.
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A hallucinogenic alkaloid, C11 H17 NO3 , obtained from peyote buttons and used by certain Native American tribes in religious rituals and illicitly as a recreational drug.
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A psychedelic drug of the phenethylamine class found naturally in several species of cacti, including peyote Lophophora williamsii, the San Pedro cactus Echinopsis pachanoi, and the Peruvian torch Echinopsis peruviana.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of mescaline - mescalin

Origin of mescaline

  • From mescal (from Nahuatl) +"Ž -ine.

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