Definition of mescaline in English:

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mescaline

Pronunciation: /ˈmeskəˌlēn/ /ˈmeskələn/

noun

A hallucinogenic and intoxicating compound present in mescal buttons from the peyote cactus.
  • Alternative name: 3,4,5-trimethoxyphenethylamine; chemical formula: (CH3O)3C6H2CH2CH2NH2.
Example sentences
  • When misrepresented, phencyclidine is usually marketed as THC, mescaline, peyote, methamphetamine, and LSD.
  • The new amounts are 20 grams of marijuana, 5 grams of hashish, mescaline or opium, 1.5 grams of cocaine, 1 gram of heroin or methamphetamine, and 0.003 grams of LSD.
  • It is considered the typical hallucinogen, and the characteristics of its action and effects described in this Research Report apply to the other hallucinogens, including mescaline, psilocybin, and ibogaine.

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Syllabification: mes·ca·line

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