HyperDic: agave_atrovirens

English > 1 sense of the expression Agave atrovirens:
NOUNplantAgave atrovirens, magueyMexican plant used especially for making pulque which is the source of the colorless Mexican liquor, mescal
English > Agave atrovirens: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningMexican plant used especially for making pulque which is the source of the colorless Mexican liquor, mescal.
Synonymmaguey
Member ofgenus Agavetype genus of the Agavaceae
Broaderagave, century plant, American aloeTropical American plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall spikes
SubstancesmescalA colorless Mexican liquor distilled from fermented juices of certain desert plants of the genus Agavaceae (especially the century plant)
pulquefermented Mexican drink from juice of various agave plants especially the maguey
Spanishmaguey
Catalanmaguei

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