His condition was but slightly improved; he was then placed upon the expressed juice of the maguey, in doses of f. ǯij.
The maguey—the Agave americana—was an invaluable ally of life and civilisation.
maguey was a staple crop in the Valley of Mexico and henequn in Yucatn.
The juice of the maguey, in its unfermented state, is called honey-water.
Paper was made from maguey fiber, sometimes this was mixed with fiber from some other plants.
The maguey furnishes the native Indian with both food and clothing.
First of all maguey plants have to be collected, and wine made, as this is indispensable to the success of the undertaking.
He married Xochitl, the woman who had offered him honey extracted from maguey.
From the leaf of the maguey is crudely manufactured sailcloth and sacking; and from it is made the bagging now in common use.
This beverage is made from the roots of the maguey, a plant common to this region.
"agave," 1550s, from Spanish, from Taino, a native Haitian language.