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peyote

noun pey·o·te \pā-ˈō-tē\

Definition of PEYOTE

1
:  a hallucinogenic drug containing mescaline that is derived from peyote buttons and used especially in the religious ceremonies of some American Indian peoples
2
:  a small low spineless cactus (Lophophora williamsii) of the southwestern United States and Mexico having rounded stems covered with jointed tubercles —called also mescal

Variants of PEYOTE

pey·o·te also pey·otl \-ˈō-təl\

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Origin of PEYOTE

Mexican Spanish peyote, from Nahuatl peyotl peyote cactus
First Known Use: 1849

Rhymes with PEYOTE

peyote

noun pey·o·te \pā-ˈōt-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PEYOTE

1
:  a hallucinogenic drug containing mescaline that is derived from peyote buttons and used especially in the religious ceremonies of some American Indian peoples
2
:  a small spineless cactus of the genus Lophophora (L. williamsii) of the southwestern United States and Mexico having rounded stems covered with jointed tubercules—called also mescal

Variants of PEYOTE

pey·o·te also pey·otl \-ˈōt-əl\

Illustration of PEYOTE

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