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Definition 1: the hallucinatory alkaloid that is the active agent in mescal buttons - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for peyote in the sense of this definition

(peyote is a kind of ...) a psychoactive drug that induces hallucinations or altered sensory experiences

(... is made of the substance peyote) the button-shaped top of the mescal cactus; a source of psilocybin

Definition 2: a small spineless globe-shaped cactus; source of mescal buttons - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for peyote in the sense of this definition

(peyote is a kind of ...) any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines

(peyote is a part of ...) the button-shaped top of the mescal cactus; a source of psilocybin

(... is a member of peyote) two species of small cacti of northeastern Mexico and southwestern United States having rounded stems covered with jointed tubercles: mescal

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