pellotine

noun
pel·lo·tine | \ˈpeləˌtēn, -ətᵊn, -ətə̇n, -ətə̇n\
variants: or less commonly pellotin \-ətᵊn, -ətə̇n, -ətə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of pellotine 

: a crystalline narcotic alkaloid C13H19NO3 derived from isoquinoline and obtained from mescal and other cacti of the genus Lophophora

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History and Etymology for pellotine

International Scientific Vocabulary pellote + -ine

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