Definition of


  1. (noun, food) Mexican liquor made from fermented juices of an agave plant

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Tequila

Hypernyms: booze, hard drink, hard liquor, john barleycorn, liquor, spirits, strong drink

Origin of the word Tequila

  1. 1849, from Amer.Sp. tequila, from Tequila, name of a district in central Mexico noted for the fine quality of its tequila. Tequila sunrise is attested by 1965. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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