Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Agavaceae — the agaves.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek Ἀγαυή (Agauē, "Agave"), from ἀγαυός (agauos, "noble, illustrious"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Agave is a lovely blue-green bushy plant that takes seven years to grow to a sizable plant.

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  • Thus, among other instances, he told me that a Greek poet named Theocritus sets out in one of his idyls how a woman called Agave, being engaged in

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  • A new development outside of Austin, Tex., called Agave has enlisted several local architecture firms to create what is billed as "the largest collection of modern designed homes in the nation."

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  • Tequila must be made from the blue species of the agave plant, known as Agave Tequilana Weber Any product to be called tequila must be produced within the designated areas or towns in the states of: Jalisco, Nayarit, Michoacán, Guanajuato,

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  • Use natural sweeteners such as Agave Nectar or Maple Syrup.

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  • Natural sweeteners such as Agave (a sweet cactus nectar) and maple syrup (a sweetener made from the sap of maple trees) can be used as natural alternatives to refined sugar.

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  • Some succulents, such as Agave deserti, can switch from CAM to C3 photosynthesis when water is abundant, allowing faster growth.

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  • "Agave," referred to by Lanois as a "cinematic" number, appears on his 2008 album

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  • The origin of the '' 'Agave' '' plant is that Spanish as well as Portuguese explorers brought this particular plant back to Europe on there return to their homeland from the United states where it was originally found.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • The origin of the '' 'Agave' '' plant is that explorers brought this particular plant back to Europe on there return to their homeland from the

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

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