or ya·je

[ yah-hey ]
/ ˈyɑ heɪ /


a mildly hallucinogenic drug obtained from a South American vine, Banisteriopsis caapi.

Origin of yage

First recorded in 1920–25, yage is from the American Spanish word yagé, apparently < an indigenous language of SE Colombia or NE Peru
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