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psilocin

[ sil-uh-sin, sahy-luh- ]
/ ˈsɪl ə sɪn, ˈsaɪ lə- /
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noun Biochemistry.
a psilocybin metabolite with strong hallucinogenic potency, produced after ingestion of the mushroom Psilocybe mexicana.
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Origin of psilocin

First recorded in 1955–60; psiloc(ybin) + -in2
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