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Agave

A`ga´ve
n.1.(bot.) A genus of plants (order Amaryllidaceæ) of which the chief species is the maguey or century plant (Agave Americana), wrongly called Aloe. It is from ten to seventy years, according to climate, in attaining maturity, when it produces a gigantic flower stem, sometimes forty feet in height, and perishes. The fermented juice is the pulque of the Mexicans; distilled, it yields mescal. A strong thread and a tough paper are made from the leaves, and the wood has many uses.
Noun1.Agaveagave - tropical American plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall spikes; some cultivated for ornament or for fiber
Agavaceae, Agave americana, Agave atrovirens, Agave cantala, agave family, Agave sisalana, Agave tequilana, American agave, American aloe, bear grass, bowstring hemp, cantala, century plant, desert plant, dracaena, family Agavaceae, maguey, Nolina microcarpa, sansevieria, sisal, sisal family, xerophile, xerophilous plant, xerophyte, xerophytic plant
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