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Noun: maguey  mu'gey or 'mag,wey
  1. Mexican plant used especially for making pulque which is the source of the colourless Mexican liquor, mescal
    - Agave atrovirens
  2. Philippine plant yielding a hard fibre used in making coarse twine
    - cantala, Agave cantala

Derived forms: magueys

Type of: agave, American aloe, century plant

Part of: genus Agave

Encyclopedia: Maguey