sotol
noun Etymology: American Spanish, from Nahuatl zōtōlin palm tree Date: 1881 any of several plants (genus Dasylirion) of the agave family of the southwestern United States and Mexico that resemble a yucca

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  • Sotol — is a distilled spirit made from the Dasylirion wheeleri (commonly known as Desert Spoon or, in Spanish, sotol ), a plant that grows in the wilds of Northern Mexico and West Texas and New Mexico. It is known as the state drink of Chihuahua. There… …   Wikipedia

  • sotol — (Del nahua zotolin, palma). 1. m. Méx. Planta liliácea de la que se obtiene una bebida alcohólica. 2. Méx. Licor que se obtiene de esta planta, y, por ext., el de la caña de azúcar o el del maíz …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • sotol — ☆ sotol [sō′tōl΄, sō tōl′ ] n. [AmSp < Nahuatl tzotolli] any of a genus (Dasylirion) of yuccalike desert plants of the agave family, with dense clusters of whitish, lilylike flowers, growing in the SW U.S. and N Mexico …   English World dictionary

  • Sotol — Flasche eines Sotol Reposado der Marke Hacienda de Chihuahua Sotol ist eine Spirituose aus Mexiko, in Geschmack und Herstellung vergleichbar mit dem bekannteren Tequila. Sotol gilt als Nationalgetränk von Chihuahua, dem größten Staat von Mexiko… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sotol — ► sustantivo masculino 1 México BOTÁNICA Planta herbácea liliácea, de tallo corto, hojas arrosetadas con espinas en los bordes y una púa terminal. (Dasylirion.) 2 México Bebida alcohólica que se obtiene por fermentación del tallo de dicha planta …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • sotol — [ səʊtəʊl] noun a North American desert agave with small white flowers. [Genus Dasylirion: several species.] ↘an alcoholic drink made from the sap of the sotol plant. Origin C19: via Amer. Sp. from Nahuatl tzotolli …   English new terms dictionary

  • sotol — {{#}}{{LM S41947}}{{〓}} {{[}}sotol{{]}} ‹so·tol› {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Planta liliácea, parecida al maguey, de hojas largas y angostas con espinas y terminación en púa. {{<}}2{{>}} Bebida alcohólica que se obtiene de esta planta.… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • sotol — ˈsōˌtōl,  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: American Spanish, from Nahuatl tzotolli 1. : a plant of the genus Dasylirion (especially D. texanum and D. wheeleri) of the southwestern United States and adjacent Mexico …   Useful english dictionary

  • sotol — /soh tohl, soh tohl /, n. any of several plants belonging to the genus Dasylirion, of the agave family, native to the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico, resembling the yucca. [1880 85, Amer.; < MexSp < Nahuatl zotolin] * * * …   Universalium

  • sòtol — sò|tol Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

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