ololiuqui

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noun olo·li·u·qui \ˌō-ˌlō-lē-ˈü-kē\

Definition of ololiuqui

  1. :  a woody-stemmed Mexican vine (Rivea corymbosa syn. Turbina corymbosa) of the morning glory family having small fleshy fruits with single seeds that are used especially by the native Indians for medicinal, narcotic, and religious purposes

Origin and Etymology of ololiuqui

Spanish ololiuque, from Nahuatl ololiuhqui, literally, something rolled into a ball


First Known Use: 1915


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ololiuqui

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noun olo·li·u·qui \ˌō-ˌlō-lē-ˈü-kē\

Medical Definition of ololiuqui

  1. :  a woody stemmed Mexican vine (Rivea corymbosa) of the morning glory family having seeds with hallucinogenic properties


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