Definition of Pulque

1. Noun. Fermented Mexican drink from juice of various agave plants especially the maguey.




Definition of Pulque

1. n. An intoxicating Mexican drink. See Agave.

Definition of Pulque

1. Noun. A Mexican alcoholic drink made from fermented agave. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pulque

1. a fermented Mexican beverage [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pulque

pulpitry
pulpits
pulpitum
pulpitums
pulpless
pulplike
pulpmill
pulpmills
pulpotomies
pulpotomy
pulpous
pulps
pulpwood
pulpwoods
pulque (current term)
pulques
puls
pulsant
pulsar
pulsarlike
pulsars
pulsatance
pulsatances
pulsate
pulsated
pulsates
pulsatile
pulsatility
pulsatilla

Literary usage of Pulque

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1. American Druggist (1887)
"Production of pulque and Mescal in Mexico.* pulque and mescal, which are fermented and distilled liquors with a great variety of modifications, ..."

2. History of the New World Called America by Edward John Payne (1892)
"Twenty-two of these are America, enumerated, all of which may be included under the general denomination of the pulque aloe', because their sap, ..."

3. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"The plant cannot be utilized for pulque until it has completed its growth and is ... A portion of the juice is disposed of as pulque, ie, simply fermented, ..."

4. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1835)
"A small quantity, being placed in a vessel of the aguamiel, produces a fermentation, and renders it pulque,inthe best state for drinking, in twenty-four ..."

5. El Puchero: Or, A Mixed Dish from Mexico, Embracing General Scott's Campaign by Richard McSherry, David Holmes Conrad (1850)
"Cultivation of the Soil—The Maguey Plant (Agave Americana)—pulque, the Wine of Mexico—Mescal, the Usquebaugh—The Merits of pulque, ..."

6. The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1883)
"... OK pulque PROHIBITED—REBUILDING OF THE PALACE—AFFAIRS IN NEW MEXICO. THE suppressed murmurs of the populace previously heard against the government, ..."

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