mescaline(redirected from Mescalene)
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A hallucinogenic alkaloid, C11H17NO3, obtained from peyote buttons and used by certain Native American tribes in religious rituals and illicitly as a recreational drug.
mescaline(ˈmɛskəˌliːn; -lɪn) or
1. (Recreational Drugs) a hallucinogenic drug derived from mescal buttons. Formula: C11H17NO3
2. (Pharmacology) a hallucinogenic drug derived from mescal buttons. Formula: C11H17NO3
mes•ca•line(ˈmɛs kəˌlin, -lɪn)
a white, water-soluble, crystalline powder, C11H17NO3, obtained from mescal buttons, that produces hallucinations.
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|Noun||1.||mescaline - the hallucinatory alkaloid that is the active agent in mescal buttons|
hallucinogen, hallucinogenic drug, psychedelic drug, psychodelic drug - a psychoactive drug that induces hallucinations or altered sensory experiences