mescal

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noun mes·cal \me-ˈskal, mə-\

Definition of mescal

  1. 1 :  peyote 2

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

Origin and Etymology of mescal

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


First Known Use: 1709


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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


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