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tequila

1. a spirit that is distilled in Mexico from an agave plant and forms the basis of many mixed drinks
2. the plant, Agave tequilana, from which this drink is made

tequila

[tə′kē·lə]
(food engineering)
A distilled spirit that is Mexican in origin; obtained by the natural fermentation of the sweet sap of the agave plant and the distillation of the fermentation product.
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The Orchard Restaurant and Tavern is to open on the spot of Mexican restaurant Cantina Tequilla, which went into administration in February.
One played sax and sang Tequilla, the other was dressed as a worm.
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This so-called `dentist's chair' seems to be all the rage - with tequilla getting poured down the throat.
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Phil Kinsella got the sixyear-old home by a length and threequarter lengths from Tequilla Bob.