HyperDic: peyote

English > 2 senses of the word peyote:
NOUNplantpeyote, mescal, mezcal, Lophophora williamsiia small spineless globe-shaped cactus
artifactpeyote, mescalinethe hallucinatory alkaloid that is the active agent in mescal buttons
English > peyote: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningA small spineless globe-shaped cactus; source of mescal buttons.
Synonymsmescal, mezcal, Lophophora williamsii
Member ofLophophora, genus LophophoraTwo species of small cacti of northeastern Mexico and southwestern United States having rounded stems covered with jointed tubercles
Partsmescal button, sacred mushroom, magic mushroomThe button-shaped top of the mescal cactus
BroadercactusAny succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines
Spanishlophophora williamsii, mezcal, peyote
Catalanlophophora williamsii, Lophophora williamsii, mescal, peiot
English > peyote: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningThe hallucinatory alkaloid that is the active agent in mescal buttons.
Synonymmescaline
Broaderhallucinogen, hallucinogenic drug, psychedelic drug, psychodelic drugA psychoactive drug that induces hallucinations or altered sensory experiences
Substance ofmescal button, sacred mushroom, magic mushroomThe button-shaped top of the mescal cactus
Spanishmescalina
Catalanmescalina

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