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hallucinogenic

[huh-loo-suh-nuh-jen-ik]
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adjective
  1. producing hallucinations: a hallucinogenic drug.
  2. of, relating to, or constituting a hallucinogen or hallucinogens.
noun
  1. a hallucinogenic substance.

Origin of hallucinogenic

First recorded in 1950–55; hallucino(gen) + -genic
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British Dictionary definitions for hallucinogenic

hallucinogenic

adjective
  1. (of drugs, plants, substances, etc) inducing hallucinations
  2. having qualities suggestive of hallucination or hallucinogensstrange, hallucinogenic scenes
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Word Origin and History for hallucinogenic

adj.

1952, from hallucinogen + -ic.

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