peyote button

Related to peyote button: Peyote cactus

peyote button

n.
One of the buttonlike tubercles of the peyote plant that contain mescaline and are chewed or ingested for their hallucinogenic effects. Also called mescal button.
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A finely rendered demon with what appears to be a peyote button for a head mounts a pneumatic succubus, the latter in ecstasy, her back arched, her forked tongue flicking out.
The top is cut off and dried and is sometimes referred to as a peyote button.
After midnight, Tanedooah and the other elders presented him with a peyote button to take into combat as a "shield.
I will find you now in the leaves and in the sunsets, Yes, and in the saxophones and peyote buttons Wherever God and Nature make it quietly together And the murderous squares don't try to stop their experience.
To the audience, it seems like the popcorn they'd been munching turns into peyote buttons,'' Tomlin said, referring to the kinetic effect of Altman's movies.
So, I washed down three peyote buttons with a pint of 151 and had a vision (no doubt, you say?
It's usually at this age that Catholics are confirmed, Jews are mitzvah'd, techies read Ayn Rand, and the lucky tribes get the peyote buttons.
The dry pieces, known as peyote buttons or mescal buttons, are chewed, or they may by ground and macerated with water to extract the active substance, mescaline.
What follows is lots of cribbing from action sequences from ``The Matrix'' and ``Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,'' pseudo-spiritual mumbo jumbo and production design apparently inspired by too many peyote buttons.