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Agave tequilana

Definition of the noun agave tequilana

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  1. 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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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

Agave tequilana Weber (tequila agave, maguey, blue agave) Agave tequilana Weber cv. Azul (“ blue ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aphrodisiacs (2013)

Psychoactive Substances for Use in Sexual Practices by Christian Rätsch, Claudia Müller-Ebeling

Agave tequilana Weber, tequila-agave, maguey, blue agave Agave tequilana Weber azul ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Daily Life of Indians of the Americas (1981)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Food Ingredients (2011)

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.

Google previewDictionary of Dreams (2001)

by Farokh Jamshed Master, Jamshed Farokh

ALLIUM CEPA AGAVE TEQUILANA Events, day, of the previous.

Google previewDictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2016)

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 ...

Google previewAlcohol in Popular Culture: An Encyclopedia (2010)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2016)

Agave tequilana Tequila Aizoaceae Mesembryanthemum crystallinum Salad, vegetable Carpobrotus edulis (Occasionally) Cactaceae Opuntia ficus indica Red pigment 'cochineal' from Many families, but mainly the Bromeliaceae, Cactaceae, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (2009)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Latino Culture (2013)

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 ...

Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Modern Mexico (2002)

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 ...

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