ololiuqui

noun
olo·​li·​u·​qui | \ ˌō-ˌlō-lē-ˈü-kē How to pronounce ololiuqui (audio) \

Definition of ololiuqui

: a woody-stemmed Mexican vine (Rivea corymbosa synonym 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

First Known Use of ololiuqui

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ololiuqui

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

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“Ololiuqui.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ololiuqui. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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ololiuqui

noun
olo·​li·​u·​qui | \ ˌō-ˌlō-lē-ˈü-kē How to pronounce ololiuqui (audio) \

Medical Definition of ololiuqui

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

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