Definition of mescaline
: a hallucinatory crystalline alkaloid C11H17NO3 that is the chief active principle in peyote buttons
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He had been fascinated by psychedelic drugs since reading about them as a student at Brooklyn College and had experimented with mescaline and peyote.
Prohibitions against LSD and brethren hallucinogens, like psilocybin and mescaline, were codified in the Controlled Substances Act of 1970.
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Definition of mescaline for English Language Learners
: a drug that comes from a cactus and that makes people see things that are not real
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