Definition of mescaline in English:

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mescaline

Pronunciation: /ˈmɛskəlɪn/
Pronunciation: /ˈmɛskəliːn/
(also mescalin /ˈmɛskəlɪn/)

noun

[mass noun]
A hallucinogenic and intoxicating compound present in the peyote cactus.
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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