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EtymologyEdit

From Nahuatl or Classical Nahuatl mexcalli (intoxicating drink made from fermented agave juice), perhaps from metl (maguey (agave)) + ixcalli (stew).

NounEdit

mescal (countable and uncountable, plural mescals)

  1. A Mexican alcoholic drink distilled from the fermented juice of the agave.
  2. The peyote cactus.

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NounEdit

mescal m (plural mescais)

  1. peyote; mescal (small, spineless cactus of Mexico and the southern United States)
  2. mescal (Mexican alcoholic drink made from agave)

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