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1. maguey

noun. Mexican plant used especially for making pulque which is the source of the colorless Mexican liquor, mescal.

Synonyms

  • Agave atrovirens
  • genus Agave
  • mescal
  • century plant
  • pulque
  • American aloe

Etymology

  • maguey (Spanish)
  • maguey (Taino)

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2. maguey

noun. Philippine plant yielding a hard fibre used in making coarse twine.

Synonyms

  • Agave cantala
  • cantala
  • genus Agave
  • century plant
  • American aloe

Etymology

  • maguey (Spanish)
  • maguey (Taino)

Example sentences of the word maguey


1. Noun, singular or mass
Agave juice is also one of the major ingredients in the Mexican beverage pulque, a traditional alcoholic beverage made from fermented juice of the maguey agave plant.

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