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peyote buttons

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Definition of peyote buttons in English:

plural noun

The disc-shaped dried tops of the peyote cactus, eaten or chewed for their hallucinogenic effects.
Example sentences
  • Ritual is the bomb, and seems to be a method of obtaining religious experience, as much a drug as whirling dervishes dances or peyote buttons.
  • I just looked him in the eyes and gave him the simple truth, that during the summer a friend had given me a shopping bag full of peyote buttons he had picked in the desert in the southwest.

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Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
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