a cloudy or whitish fermented drink, popular in Mexico, made from the juice of certain agaves, esp. the maguey
Origin of pulqueAmSp, probably of Mexican Indian; Indic origin, originally
A thick fermented alcoholic beverage made in Mexico from various species of agave.
Origin of pulqueAmerican Spanish from Nahuatl (octli) poliuhqui spoiled (pulque) poliuh- to perish, become spoiled -qui agent noun suff. ( the Nahuatl designation of spoiled pulque probably being misunderstood by Spanish speakers as the word for all pulque because the drink spoils quickly )