ayahuasca

ayahuasca
noun Etymology: American Spanish Date: 1949 a hallucinogenic beverage prepared from the bark of a South American woody vine (Banisteriopsis caapi of the family Malpighiaceae)

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  • Ayahuasca — wird sowohl die Dschungelliane Banisteriopsis caapi (auch: Banisteria caapi) als auch das Gebräu aus selbiger mit den Blättern der Psychotria viridis genannt. Durch die in dieser Lianenart enthaltenen Monoaminooxidase Hemmer (MAO Hemmer) wird das …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ayahuasca — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para la liana, véase Banisteriopsis caapi. Preparación de ayahuasca being en la Provincia de Napo en Ecuador. Se conoce como ayahuasca a las diversas infusiones enteogénicas …   Wikipedia Español

  • ayahuasca — (Ec.; Banisteriopsis caapi y Banisteriopsis quitensis) f. Cierta *planta malpigiácea narcótica, cuya infusión toman los indios para embriagarse y tener visiones fantásticas. ⇒ *Alcaloide. * * * ayahuasca. (Del quichua aya, muerto, y huasca,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • ayahuasca — (Del quichua aya, muerto, y huasca, cuerda). f. Ecuad. y Perú. Liana de la selva de cuyas hojas se prepara un brebaje de efectos alucinógenos, empleado por chamanes con fines curativos …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • ayahuasca — [ä΄yä wäs′kä] n. [AmSp < Quechua, lit., vine of the dead < aya, cadaver + huasca, vine] 1. a hallucinogenic drink containing harmine, C13H12N2O, prepared by Amazonian Indians from the bark of various vines of a genus ( Banisteriopsis, esp.… …   English World dictionary

  • Ayahuasca — This entry focuses on the Ayahuasca brew; for information on the vine of the same name, see Banisteriopsis caapi Ayahuasca cooking in the Napo region of Ecuador Ayahuasca (ayawaska pronounced [ajaˈwaska] in the Quechua language) is any of various …   Wikipedia

  • Ayahuasca — Peruvian Ayahuasca Liane Banisteriopsis caapi utili …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ayahuasca —    Literally, “vine of the dead” in Quechua; also known as yagé and cognates in various indigenous Amazonian languages. A blend of extracts of the Banisteriopsis vine and Psychotria virdis or a similar (DMT containing) plant from which a vomit… …   Historical dictionary of shamanism

  • ayahuasca — n. tropical woody vine noted for its properties that causes hallucinations (found in the Amazon region); hallucinogenic drink prepared from the bark of ayahuasca …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ayahuasca — [ˌʌɪə waskə] noun 1》 a tropical vine of the Amazon region, noted for its hallucinogenic properties. [Genus Banisteriopsis.] 2》 a hallucinogenic drink prepared from ayahuasca bark. Origin 1940s: from Latin Amer. Sp., from Quechua ayawáskha, from… …   English new terms dictionary

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