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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
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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