The disk-shaped dried tops of the peyote cactus, eaten or chewed for their hallucinogenic effects. Also called mescal buttons.
More 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.
Definition of peyote buttons in:
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