mescal

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mes·cal

noun \me-ˈskal, mə-\

Definition of MESCAL

1
:  peyote 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

mes·cal

noun \me-ˈskal, mə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MESCAL

1
: peyote 2
2
a : a usually colorless Mexican liquor distilled especially from the central leaves of any of various fleshy-leaved agaves b : a plant from which mescal is produced

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