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ˈmɛs kəˌlin, -lɪnmesca·line

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mescaline, peyotenoun

    the hallucinatory alkaloid that is the active agent in mescal buttons

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  1. mescalinenoun

    A psychedelic drug of the phenethylamine class found naturally in several species of cacti, including peyote, San Pedro, and Peruvian Torch.

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  1. Mescaline

    Mescaline or 3,4,5-trimethoxyphenethylamine is a naturally occurring psychedelic alkaloid of the phenethylamine class, known for its mind-altering effects similar to those of LSD and psilocybin. It occurs naturally in the peyote cactus, the San Pedro cactus and in the Peruvian torch, and as well in a number of other members of the Cactaceae plant family. It is also found in small amounts in certain members of the Fabaceae family, including Acacia berlandieri.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Mescaline

    Hallucinogenic alkaloid isolated from the flowering heads (peyote) of Lophophora (formerly Anhalonium) williamsii, a Mexican cactus used in Indian religious rites and as an experimental psychotomimetic. Among its cellular effects are agonist actions at some types of serotonin receptors. It has no accepted therapeutic uses although it is legal for religious use by members of the Native American Church.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mescaline in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mescaline in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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