Recent Examples of hallucinogen from the Web
His passenger, 46-year-old James Curtis of Maine, was charged with failure to wear a seat belt, possession of a hallucinogen, possession of a narcotic and possession of a narcotic with intent to sell.
There’s like one hundred and seventy-five different kinds of herbs and plants, all kinds of hallucinogens and cure-alls.
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Origin and Etymology of hallucinogen
hallucination + -o- + -gen
First Known Use: 1954
HALLUCINOGEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hallucinogen for English Language Learners
: a substance (such as a drug) that causes people to see or sense things that are not real : a substance that causes hallucinations
HALLUCINOGEN Defined for Kids
Definition of hallucinogen for Students
: a drug that causes hallucinations
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