agave
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agave(
uh
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ga
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vey
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (botany)
a. el agave
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Agave grows all over his farm, so he manufactures a lot of tequila and mezcal.El agave crece por toda su granja, así que fabrica mucho tequila y mezcal.
b. el maguey
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Although many think it is only native to Mexico, agave also grows in the southwestern United States.Aunque muchos creen que solo se da en México, el maguey también crece en el sudoeste de los Estados Unidos.
c. la pita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Because she is vegan, she only uses agave nectar as a sweetener.Como es vegana, solo usa néctar de pita como edulcorante.
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agave [əˈɡeɪvɪ]
noun
agave (f); pita (f); maguey (m); (LAm)
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agave
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “ágave.”
agave(
ah
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gah
-
beh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (botany)
a. agave
El agave es originario de México y se utiliza para la elaboración de tequila y mezcal.The agave is native to Mexico and is used for making tequila and mezcal.
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agave
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. agave
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agave
agave; American aloe
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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