- 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 of tequilaAmerican Spanish ; from Nahuatl Tuiquila, region in Mexico (orig. name of a tribe), where origin, originally produced
An alcoholic liquor distilled from the fermented sap of the blue agave.
Origin of tequilaAmerican Spanish, after Tequila, a town of west-central Mexico.
(countable and uncountable, plural tequilas)