pulque

noun
pul·​que | \ ˈpül-ˌkā How to pronounce pulque (audio) ; ˈpül-kē, ˈpu̇l- \

Definition of pulque

: a Mexican alcoholic beverage made from the fermented sap of various agaves (such as Agave atrovirens)

Examples of pulque in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Drinking pulque produces an effect of contentment or even a philosophical mindset. Los Angeles Times, 17 Mar. 2022 Pre-Hispanic Indigenous groups in Mexico had been fermenting agave into a viscous alcoholic drink known as pulque for centuries when Spanish conquistadors arrived in the 16th century and first distilled tequila. Dallas News, 24 Aug. 2021 Pre-Hispanic Indigenous groups in Mexico had been fermenting agave into a viscous alcoholic drink known as pulque for centuries when Spanish conquistadors arrived in the 16th century and first distilled tequila. Dallas News, 24 Aug. 2021 Pre-Hispanic Indigenous groups in Mexico had been fermenting agave into a viscous alcoholic drink known as pulque for centuries when Spanish conquistadors arrived in the 16th century and first distilled tequila. Dallas News, 24 Aug. 2021 Pre-Hispanic Indigenous groups in Mexico had been fermenting agave into a viscous alcoholic drink known as pulque for centuries when Spanish conquistadors arrived in the 16th century and first distilled tequila. Dallas News, 24 Aug. 2021 Pre-Hispanic Indigenous groups in Mexico had been fermenting agave into a viscous alcoholic drink known as pulque for centuries when Spanish conquistadors arrived in the 16th century and first distilled tequila. Dallas News, 24 Aug. 2021 Pre-Hispanic Indigenous groups in Mexico had been fermenting agave into a viscous alcoholic drink known as pulque for centuries when Spanish conquistadors arrived in the 16th century and first distilled tequila. Dallas News, 24 Aug. 2021 Pre-Hispanic Indigenous groups in Mexico had been fermenting agave into a viscous alcoholic drink known as pulque for centuries when Spanish conquistadors arrived in the 16th century and first distilled tequila. Dallas News, 24 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of pulque

1693, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pulque

Mexican Spanish

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“Pulque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pulque. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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