toloache

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Mexican Spanish toloache, from Classical Nahuatl toloatzin, from toloa (bow the head) + tzin (reverential).

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toloache (uncountable)

  1. The annual plant Datura inoxia.
  2. A psychoactive, hallucinogenic preparation made from the plant.
    • 2000, Joseph C. Winter, Tobacco Use by Native North Americans: Sacred Smoke and Silent Killer[1], page 33:
      Three related tribes, the Costanoan, Esselen, and Salinan, living along the California coast to the south of San Francisco Bay used tobacco and toloache (datura). Toloache was taken for vision quests and to initiate boys into manhood.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl toloatzin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /to.loˈa.tʃe/, /toˈloa̯.tʃe/

Noun[edit]

toloache m (uncountable)

  1. toloache

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