mezcal

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

mezcal (countable and uncountable, plural mezcals)

  1. Alternative form of mescal.

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EtymologyEdit

From Classical Nahuatl mexcalli (cooked maguey; mezcal), from metl (maguey) + a derivation of ixca (to cook, bake, roast).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mezcal m (plural mezcales)

  1. mezcal
  2. The variety of the agave plant from with mezcal is distilled.
Last modified on 23 August 2013, at 11:04