peyotl

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

peyotl ‎(uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of peyote
    • 1954, Aldous Huxley, The Doors of Perception, Chatto & Windus, page 5:
      Jaensch, Havelock Ellis and Weir Mitchell began their experiments with mescalin, the active principle of peyotl.

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Kartunnen (1983) writes peyotl; Andrews (2003) writes peyōtl; Lockhart (2001) says "length of vowels unknown; o most likely long".

Etymology[edit]

Related to peyōni "to glisten" according to Andrews (2003).

Noun[edit]

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peyotl

  1. peyote (Lophophora williamsii)

References[edit]

  • Andrews, J. Richard. (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, Revised Edition, University of Oklahoma Press, page 246.
  • Karttunen, Frances. (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Texas Press, page 193.
  • Lockhart, James. (2001) Nahuatl as Written, Stanford University Press, page 229.