plural -s
: the unfermented freshly gathered juice of any of several Mexican plants of the genus Agave that becomes pulque when fermented

Word History


Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, honey water, from agua water (from Latin aqua) + miel honey, from Latin mel

First Known Use

1828, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aguamiel was in 1828

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“Aguamiel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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