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yage

or ya·je

[ yah-hey ]
/ ˈyɑ heɪ /
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noun
a mildly hallucinogenic drug obtained from a South American vine, Banisteriopsis caapi.
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Origin of yage

First recorded in 1920–25; from Latin American Spanish (Colombia, Equador) yagé, apparently from an Indigenous language of southeastern Colombia or northeastern Peru

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