[ mes-kuh-leen, -lin ]
/ ˈmɛs kəˌlin, -lɪn /
a white, water-soluble, crystalline powder, C11H17NO3, obtained from mescal buttons, that produces hallucinations.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH mescalinemescaline , mesclun
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Example sentences from the Web for mescaline
It is common to have a bad psychological reaction to LSD, mescaline, and psilocybin.
Lysergic acid (LSD), mescaline, and psilocybin cause illusions and hallucinations.
British Dictionary definitions for mescaline
/ (ˈmɛskəˌliːn, -lɪn) /
a hallucinogenic drug derived from mescal buttons. Formula: C 11 H 17 NO 3
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Medical definitions for mescaline
[ mĕs′kə-lēn′, -lĭn ]
An alkaloid drug obtained from buttons of a small cactus (Lophophora williamsii) that has hallucinatory effects.
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