mescal

noun mes·cal \ me-ˈskal , mə- \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of mescal

1 : peyote 2
2 a : a usually colorless Mexican liquor made by distilling the fermented mash obtained following roasting of the thick central part of various agaves
b : an agave which mescal is produced : maguey

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Origin and Etymology of mescal

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


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mescal

noun mes·cal \ me-ˈskal, mə- \

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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