- mesatipellic pelvis,
- mescal bean,
- mescal button,
Origin of mescal
Examples from the Web for mescal
By distillation, this yields a liquid, very similar to rum, called by the Mexicans mescal.
Snap came to care not at all for her messages and tricks, and he let nothing interfere with his evening beside Mescal.
Snap Naab's wife was vindictive, and called Mescal "that Indian!"
He almost stumbled over Mescal, who sat with her back to a stone.
He questioned Piute and Mescal about the sheep, and was greatly pleased with their report.
Word Origin for mescal
"plant of the genus Agave," found in deserts of Mexico and southwestern U.S., especially the American aloe, or maguey plant, 1702, from Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl (Aztec) mexcalli "fermented drink made from agave," from metl "agave" + ixcalli "stew." Meaning "intoxicating liquor from fermented juice of the agave" is attested in English from 1828. Also the name of a small desert cactus (peyote) found in northern Mexico and southern Texas (1885).