mescaline definition

  • noun:
    • An alkaloid medicine, C11H17NO3, received from mescal buttons, which creates hallucinations. Also known as peyote.
    • A psychedelic drug for the phenethylamine course discovered naturally in several species of cacti, including peyote, San Pedro, and Peruvian Torch.
    • Methyl-3, 4, 5-trimethoxybenzylamine, (CH3O)3C6H2.CH2NHCH3, an alkaloid found in mescal-buttons. It crystallizes in needles which melt at 151° C.
    • the hallucinatory alkaloid this is the active representative in mescal buttons

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