pellotine

noun

pel·​lo·​tine
ˈpeləˌtēn,
-ətᵊn,
-ətə̇n,
-ətə̇n
variants or less commonly pellotin
-ətᵊn,
-ətə̇n,
-ətə̇n
plural -s
: a crystalline narcotic alkaloid C13H19NO3 derived from isoquinoline and obtained from mescal and other cacti of the genus Lophophora

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary pellote + -ine

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“Pellotine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pellotine. Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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