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Definition of the noun agave tequilana
What does agave tequilana mean as a name of something?
- Mexican plant used especially for making tequila
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- more generic terms: agave / American aloe / century plant = tropical American plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall spikes
- member of: genus Agave = type genus of the Agavaceae
- substance: tequila = Mexican liquor made from fermented juices of an agave plant
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Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch
Agave tequilana Weber(tequila agave, maguey,blue agave) Agave tequilana Webercv.Azul (“blue ...
by G. Rehm
maguey cenizo Agave sisalana Perrine sisal agave, green agave sisal Sisalagave sisal sisal Agave tequilana Web. e tequila mescal 87 Tequilaagave, Schnapsagave mezcal azul, maguey de tequila Agave xylonacantha Salm-Dyck »> 79 ...
by Thomas Nordegren
Agave tequilana Central american plant from which tequila is distilled. Agave worm The maguey worm, the larva of various butterflies which feed on the agaves and which are fried and eaten in Mexico. One is deposited in a brand of tequila as ...
by David W. Dent
The plant grown for tequila production (agave tequilana) is a near botanical relative of the maguey, although most Mexicans see no relation between the two plants. The blue agave came to be known as the Weber tequila, after Weber's ...
An Encyclopedia by Rachel Black
TEQUILA Made from blue agave (Agave tequilana), tequila is one of few distilled beverages that does not come from a grain, vegetable, or fruit. Made in Mexico, it is quite popular in the United States. It can be consumed on its own, most often ...
Theobroma angustifolium Theobroma bicolor Agave atrovirens Agave latissima Agave mapisaga Nicotiana rustica Nicotiana fabacum Gossypium hirsutum Agave fourcroydes Agave atrovirens Agave tequilana Agave sisalana Bixa orellana ...
by Robert S. Igoe
Agave Nectar—A sweetener obtained from the core of the Blue Agave (botanical name: Agave tequilana Weber). It is predominantly fructose and is approximately 30% sweeter than sugar on a relative sweetness basis.
Encyclopedia of Deserts (1999)
by Michael A. Mares, Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (Norman, Okla.)
Agave tequilana is the source for tequila, but several species may be used for the production of mescal. The jojoba shrub, Simmonclsia chinensis, grows in the Great Basin and Sonoran deserts of North America and produces an economically ...
by David A. Bender
agave nectar A bulk *sweetener from the blue agave (Agave tequilana). Mainly *fructose, 30% sweeter than *sucrose. ageing 1. As wines age, they develop bouquet and a smooth mellow flavour, associated with ...
From Calaveras to Quinceañeras by Charles Tatum
The agave plant used is exclusively the blue kind (agave tequilana Weber), which is cultivated in the states of Michoacán, Nayarit, Colima, Guanajuato, and particularly Jalisco. Once harvested, the thick, thorny leaves are cut, and the ...
Dictionary of Dreams (2001)
by Farokh Jamshed Master, Jamshed Farokh
ALLIUM CEPA AGAVE TEQUILANA Events, day, of the previous.
by Arnold E. Bender
tequila Distilled liquor obtained from a fermented mash made from the cultivated cactus, Agave tequilana, 90–100 degrees proof; common in Mexico. Mescal is similar but made from the mescal agave, which grows ...
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- A117 agave tequilana
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- Agave tequilana (Tequila Agave)
There were a couple of heated glasshouses in the Jardin des Plantes ... inside grew various tropical plants, and they also had a cooler, drier section for cacti and succulents.
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