Complete Definition of "peyotl"

English
Etymology
From Nahuatl #Classical Nahuatl|peyotl.

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. peyote|Peyote.

#*1954: Jaensch, Havelock Ellis and Weir Mitchell began their experiments with mascalin, the active principle of peyotl. â Aldous Huxley, The Doors of Perception (Chatto & Windus 1954, p. 5)


Classical Nahuatl
Pronunciation
Kartunnen (1983) writes peyotl; Andrews (2003) writes peyÅtl; Lockhart (2001) says "length of vowels unknown; o most likely long".
Etymology
Related to peyoni|peyÅni "to glisten" acc. to Andrews (2003).
Noun
wikipedia|Peyote
peyotl

  1. peyote|Peyote, Lophophora williamsii.

References
Andrews, J. Richard. (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, Revised Edition, University of Oklahoma Press, p. 246.
Karttunen, Frances. (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Texas Press, p. 193.
Lockhart, James. (2001) Nahuatl as Written, Stanford University Press, p. 229.
Category:Classical Nahuatl nouns
Category:Classical Nahuatl words with uncertain pronunciation
Category:nci:Plants

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