Definition of entheogen in English:

entheogen

Syllabification: en·the·o·gen
Pronunciation: /enˈthēəˌjen, -jən/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

A chemical substance, typically of plant origin, that is ingested to produce a nonordinary state of consciousness for religious or spiritual purposes.

Origin

1970s: from Greek, literally 'becoming divine within'; coined by an informal committee studying the inebriants of shamans.

Derivatives

entheogenic

Pronunciation: /enˌthēəˈjenik/
adjective

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