tequila definition by Webster's New World
- a strong alcoholic liquor of Mexico, distilled esp. from a mash made from the core of certain agaves
- a Mexican agave (Agave tequilana) that is a source of tequila and mescal
Origin: American Spanish ; from Nahuatl Tuiquila, region in Mexico (orig. name of a tribe), where origin, originally produced
tequila definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: American Spanish, after Tequila, a town of west-central Mexico.