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maguey:

see amaryllisamaryllis
, common name for some members of the Amaryllidaceae, a family of mostly perennial plants with narrow, flat leaves and with lilylike flowers borne on separate, leafless stalks.
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maguey

[mə′gā]
(materials)
A fiber obtained from the agave (Agave cantala); maguey fibers are white, stiff, brilliant, and light in weight, and are used chiefly for binder twine.
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Devon Daley, manager of The Sternewirth at the Hotel Emma in San Antonio, TX, would choose one of the many mezcal variants from Rey Campero and Del Maguey. "As for tequila, Fortaleza is beautiful and hits most of the required notes," he says.
Were evaluated the following treatments: 1) empty trap (without attractants), 2) trap with pheromone without synergist, 3) trap with pheromone + 400 g of "maguey espadin criollo" tissue, 4) trap with pheromone + 400 g of "maguey espadin oaxaqueno" tissue, 5) trap with pheromone + 400 g of "maguey papalote" tissue, 6) trap with pheromone + 400 g of ripped pineapple fruit, 7) trap with pheromone + 400 g of ripped banana fruit, 8) trap with pheromone + 400 g of sugarcane tissue, 9) trap with pheromone + 400 g of ripped apple (Malus domestica Borkh)fruit, 10) trap with pheromone + 400 g of ripped guava fruit.
1), y agrupa las bahias de San Agustin, Riscalillo, Chachacual, Cacalutla, Maguey, Organo y Violin.
Al respecto la literatura documenta un trabajo con maguey papalote (Agave cupreata Trel.
Sobre una extension rectangular de tierra, bajo cartones, maderos y piedras se hallan situadas las pencas de maguey. Nada alli obedece a los principios de arbitrariedad ni desecho que ese supuesto "basurero" hace pensar en un inicio.
The birth of Del Maguey, Ron Cooper's passion project, signaled one of the most important moments in my life, and I didn't even know it.
?es posible no ver en las cuidadas composiciones de los frailes y las calaveras y del campesino transfigurado en planta de maguey que ilustran esta nota el resultado de un asalto cultural a sus convicciones?
With the objective to find an efficient, economic, and practical food bait, 2 alternative food attractants (banana and pineapple ripe fruits) were evaluated to synergize the response of agave weevil to synthetic pheromone-baited traps in the mezcal maguey area.
Cabe senalar que la Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos ha estado participando activamente en la apertura de las fosas clandestinas de la Fiscalia General de Morelos, ubicadas en el predio El Maguey, de la comunidad de Tetelcingo, municipio de Cuautla, Morelos, junto con los equipos tecnicos periciales de la Procuraduria General de la Republica, la Division Cientifica de la Policia Federal y la Fiscalia General de Morelos, asi como en el rescate de los cuerpos y el analisis de ADN de estos y de la gente que ha llegado de varios estados de la republica con la esperanza pero a la vez con la amargura de encontrar, durante este proceso de identificacion de los mas de cien cuerpos que se encuentran ahi depositados desde 2014.
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Indians ate flat cakes of ground corn spread with spicy sauces topped with crunchy, roasted ants or fat maguey worms.
Si bien es parte constitutiva de la ofrenda de alimentos, el pulque (octli), es decir el aguamiel fermentado del maguey, se distingue de ellos por la ebriedad que provoca y por el simbolismo vinculado con el brebaje.