noun Date: 1896 a hallucinatory crystalline alkaloid C11H17NO3 that is the chief active principle in peyote buttons

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  • Mescaline — Systematic (IUPAC) name 2 (3,4,5 trimet …   Wikipedia

  • MESCALINE — Alcaloïde naturel qui constitue le principe actif du peyotl (Echinocactus williamsii , cactus du Mexique et du sud ouest des États Unis), la mescaline ( 廓 triméthoxy 3, 4, 5 phényl éthylamine) a été utilisée comme hallucinogène à partir de la fin …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • mescaline — (n.) crystalline alkaloid, 1896, from Ger. mezcalin (1896), so called because it originally was found in the buttons that grow atop the mescal cacti (see MESCAL (Cf. mescal)). With chemical suffix INE (Cf. ine) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • mescaline — [mes′kə lin, mes′kəlēn΄] n. [ MESCAL + INE3] a white, crystalline alkaloid, C11H17NO3, that is a psychedelic drug, obtained from mescal buttons …   English World dictionary

  • Mescaline —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Mescal. Mescaline …   Wikipédia en Français

  • mescaline — /mes keuh leen , lin/, n. Pharm. a white, water soluble, crystalline powder, C11H17NO3, obtained from mescal buttons, that produces hallucinations. [1895 1900; MESCAL + INE2] * * * Hallucinogen, the active principle in the flowering heads of the… …   Universalium

  • Mescaline — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Mescalin Andere Namen 1 (3,4,5 Trimethoxyphen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mescaline — mescalin UK [ˈmeskəlɪn] / US or mescaline UK / US [ˈmeskəˌlɪn] / US [ˈmeskəlɪn] noun [uncountable] an illegal drug made from a cactus plant …   English dictionary

  • mescaline — meskalinas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Alkaloidas, haliucinogenas. formulė (CH₃O)₃C₆H₂CH₂CH₂NH₂ atitikmenys: angl. mescaline rus. мескалин ryšiai: sinonimas – 2 (3,4,5 trimetoksifenil)etilaminas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • mescaline — noun /ˈmeskəlɪn/ A psychedelic drug of the phenethylamine class found naturally in several species of cacti, including peyote, San Pedro, and Peruvian Torch …   Wiktionary

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