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1 : The century plant, a species of Agave (A. Americana). See Agave.

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1 : Maguey

n.

The century plant, a species of Agave (A. Americana). See Agave.

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From Wikipedia

Maguey may refer to various American plants:

  • Genus Agave, mezcal; especially
    • Species Agave americana, century plant
  • Genus Furcraea, a source of natural fiber

From Wiktionary

See also: magüey

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Pronunciation
    • 1.3 Noun
  • 2 Spanish
    • 2.1 Etymology
    • 2.2 Pronunciation
    • 2.3 Noun

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish maguey, from Taino maguey.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /məˈɡeɪ/

Noun[edit]

maguey (plural magueys)

  1. Any of various large agaves of Mexico and the southern US, especially the American aloe, Agave americana.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 424:
      through black fields, where tlachiqueros brought sheepskins slung across their backs full of fresh maguey juice to be fermented, and campesinos in white lined the right-of-way
    • 1985, Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian, Vintage 1992, p. 147:
      and they rode through strange forests of maguey--the aloe or century plant--with immense flowering stalks that rose forty feet into the desert air.
  • For usage examples of this term, see Citations:maguey.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Taino maguey.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maˈɡej/

Noun[edit]

maguey m (plural magueyes)

  1. maguey