Definitions of mescal
  1. noun
    a small spineless globe-shaped cactus; source of mescal buttons
    synonyms: Lophophora williamsii, mezcal, peyote
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    any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines
  2. noun
    a colorless Mexican liquor distilled from fermented juices of certain desert plants of the genus Agavaceae (especially the century plant)
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    John Barleycorn, booze, hard drink, hard liquor, liquor, spirits, strong drink
    an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
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