Definition of mescal buttons in English:

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mescal buttons

plural noun

Another term for peyote buttons.
Example sentences
  • After all the children had gone one young mother who had not eaten many of the mescal buttons opened her eyes.
  • All bow their heads in prayer, then, taking the mescal buttons from the jar in which they are stored, the leader of the ceremony hands four buttons to each man.
  • The Anhalonium plant from which the mescal buttons are obtained grows in barren and rocky soil in the valley of the Rio Grande.

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Syllabification: mes·cal but·tons

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