Definition of psilocin in English:

psilocin

(also psilocyn)

noun

Chemistry
  • A hallucinogenic alkaloid which is the active metabolite of psilocybin and is found in traces in psilocybin-containing mushrooms.

Origin

1950s. From German Psilocin from psiloc- + -in.

Pronunciation

psilocin

/ˈsʌɪlə(ʊ)sɪn/