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peyote

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peyote

noun pey·o·te \pā-ˈōt-ē\

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

March 06, 2015
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