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English definition of “peyote”

peyote

noun [C]     /peɪˈəʊ.ti/ US  /-ˈoʊ.t̬i/ US
a type of cactus (= a desert plant ), part of which can be taken as a drug that makes you hallucinate (= see things that do not exist ) or the drug itself → See also mescalineSpecific types of drugDrugs - general wordsSpecific medicines and drugsCommon plants
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