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Pulque   Listen
noun
Pulque  n.  An intoxicating Mexican drink. See Agave.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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... flowering. During the development of the inflorescence there is a rush of sap to the base of the young flowerstalk. In the case of A. americana and other species this is used by the Mexicans to make their national beverage, pulque; the flower shoot is cut out and the sap collected and subsequently fermented. By distillation a spirit called mescal is prepared. The leaves of several species yield fibre, as for instance, A. rigida var. sisalana, sisal hemp ...
— Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia



Words linked to "Pulque" :   Agave atrovirens, alcohol, alcoholic drink, alcoholic beverage



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