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mescal

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noun mes·cal \me-ˈskal, mə-\

Definition of mescal

  1. 1 :  peyote 2

  2. 2 a :  a usually colorless Mexican liquor distilled especially from the central leaves of maguey plants b :  a plant from which mescal is produced; especially :  maguey



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Origin of mescal

American Spanish mezcal, mescal, from Nahuatl mexcalli liquor made from the maguey plant


First Known Use: 1887


Medical Dictionary

mescal

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noun mes·cal \me-ˈskal, mə-\

Medical Definition of mescal

  1. 1:  peyote 2

  2. 2a:  a usually colorless Mexican liquor distilled especially from the central leaves of any of various fleshy-leaved agavesb:  a plant from which mescal is produced




Learn More about mescal

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "mescal" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "mescal"


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