mescaline

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noun mes·ca·line \ˈmes-kə-lən, -ˌlēn\

Definition of mescaline

  1. :  a hallucinatory crystalline alkaloid C11H17NO3 that is the chief active principle in peyote buttons

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First Known Use of mescaline

1896


MESCALINE Defined for English Language Learners

mescaline

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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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mescaline

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noun mes·ca·line \ˈmes-kə-lən, -ˌlēn\

Medical Definition of mescaline

  1. :  a hallucinatory crystalline alkaloid C11H17NO3 that is the chief active principle in peyote buttons


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