Pulque definition

po͝olkā, -kē, po͝ol-
A thick fermented alcoholic beverage made in Mexico from various species of agave.
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A cloudy or whitish fermented drink, popular in Mexico, made from the juice of certain agaves, esp. the maguey.
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A milk-colored, somewhat viscous Mexican alcoholic drink made from the fermented sap of certain agave plants.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
pulque
Plural:
pulques

Origin of pulque

  • American Spanish from Nahuatl poliuhqui decomposed, lost

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Spanish pulque, possibly from Nahuatl (see the Spanish section, below).

    From Wiktionary