aguamiel

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From agua (water) +‎ miel (honey).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌaɡwaˈmjel/ [ˌa.ɣ̞waˈmjel]
  • Rhymes: -el
  • Syllabification: a‧gua‧miel

Noun[edit]

aguamiel f (plural aguamieles)

  1. mead (alcoholic drink fermented from honey and water)
    Synonym: hidromiel (pre-fermentation)

Etymology 2[edit]

Calque of Classical Nahuatl necuātl, from neuctli (honey) +‎ ātl (water).

Noun[edit]

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aguamiel m (uncountable)

  1. (Mexico) agave nectar (sweet liquid secreted by plants of the genus Agave)
    Synonym: miel de agave

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