agave

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See also: Agave, agáve, and agavé

English[edit]

Agave americana 'Medio-picta'

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἀγαυή (Agauḗ, Agave), from ἀγαυός (agauós, noble, illustrious).

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agave (plural agaves)

  1. A plant of the genus Agave, which includes the maguey or century plant. Attaining maturity, it produces a gigantic flower stem.

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agave c (singular definite agaven, plural indefinite agaver)

  1. agave

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French[edit]

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agave m (plural agaves)

  1. agave

Italian[edit]

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agave f

  1. agave

Portuguese[edit]

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agave m (plural agaves)

  1. agave (plant of the genus Agave)

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin Agave, from Ancient Greek Ἀγαυή (Agauḗ), name of one of the daughters of Cadmus, from ἀγαυός (agauós, noble, illustrious).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈɡabe/, [aˈɣaβe]

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agave m (plural agaves)

  1. agave

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