Synonyms for peyote

Grammar : Noun
Spell : pey-oh-tee; Spanish pe-yaw-te
Phonetic Transcription : peɪˈoʊ ti; Spanish pɛˈyɔ tɛ

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Définition of peyote

Origin :
  • "mescal cactus," 1849, from Mexican Spanish peyote, from Nahuatl peyotl, said to mean "caterpillar;" the cactus so called from the downy button on top.
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Example sentences :
  • Peyote, the dried fruit of a small cactus, the use of which was only known in the old days to a few of the Medicine Men.
  • Extract from : « The Trail Book » by Mary Austin
  • He says he leads you into safety; I say he leads you into the worst danger any living man can imagine—even in peyote dreams!
  • Extract from : « The Defiant Agents » by Andre Alice Norton
  • Their most sacred objects of religious veneration are the 'dalbehya, the Tame, the Gadmbitsohi, and the sei or peyote.
  • Extract from : « Calendar history of the Kiowa Indians. (1898 N 17 / 1895-1896 (pages 129-444)) » by James Mooney
  • In the United States they are called mescal buttons, and in Mexico peyote.
  • Extract from : « Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2) » by Carl Lumholtz
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