mescalism


Also found in: Medical.

mescalism

(mɛsˈkælˌɪzəm)
n
addiction to mescal, an alcoholic spirit
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

mescalism

addiction to mescal, a narcotic derived from the cactus Lophophora williamsii.
See also: Disease and Illness
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.