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Meaning of "agave" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD AGAVE

New Latin, from Greek agauē, feminine of agauos illustrious, probably alluding to the height of the plant.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF AGAVE

agave  [əˈɡeɪvɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AGAVE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Agave is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES AGAVE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

agave

Agave

Agave is a genus of monocots. The plants are perennial, but each rosette flowers once and then dies. Some species are known by the name century plant. In the APG III system, the genus is placed in the subfamily Agavoideae of the broadly circumscribed family Asparagaceae. Some authors prefer to place it in the segregate family Agavaceae. Traditionally, it was circumscribed to be composed of about 166 species, but it is now usually understood to have about 208 species.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AGAVE


cavie
ˈkeɪvɪ
cavy
ˈkeɪvɪ
clavie
ˈkleɪvɪ
Davy
ˈdeɪvɪ
gravy
ˈɡreɪvɪ
mavie
ˈmeɪvɪ
navy
ˈneɪvɪ
shavie
ˈʃeɪvɪ
slavey
ˈsleɪvɪ
wavey
ˈweɪvɪ
wavy
ˈweɪvɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AGAVE

agamous
agapanthus
agape
agapeic
agar
agar-agar
agaric
agaricaceous
agarose
Agartala
Agassi
Agassiz
agast
agate
agateware
agathodaimon
agatize
agatoid
agaze
agazed

WORDS THAT END LIKE AGAVE

ave
brave
cave
clave
fave
forgave
gave
grave
have
lave
leave
microwave
misgave
must-have
nave
save
slave
suave
the New Wave
wave

Synonyms and antonyms of agave in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «agave» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AGAVE

Find out the translation of agave to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of agave from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «agave» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

龙舌兰
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

agave
570 millions of speakers

English

agave
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रामबांस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الصبار
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

агавы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

agave
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

agave
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

agave
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Agave
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Agave
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

リュウゼツラン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

용설란
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Agave
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

agave
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நீலக்கத்தாழை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Agave
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sabır otu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

agave
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

agawa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

агави
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

agave
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

αγαύη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

agave
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

agave
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

agave
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of agave

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AGAVE»

The term «agave» is quite widely used and occupies the 27.865 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AGAVE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about agave

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AGAVE»

Discover the use of agave in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to agave and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Agaves of Continental North America
New in paperback Spring 2004, this is an indispensable guide to agaves.
Howard Scott Gentry, 2004
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Baking with Agave Nectar: Over 100 Recipes Using Nature's ...
Once you start baking with agave nectar, you'll find endless possibilities for adding utterly delicious sweet treats to a healthy diet. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Ania Catalano, 2011
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Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants: Monocotyledons: ...
The following names are of unresolved application but are referred to this genus: Agave abortiva A. Terracciano (1885): Agave aloides Jacobi (1866): Agave amaniensis Trelease & Nowell (1933); Agave americana Grisebach (1864) (nom.
Urs Eggli, 2001
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Agave blooms just once
Illustrated verses present plants and animals of the desert from A to Z.
Gisela Jernigan, E. W. Jernigan, 1989
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Agaves: Living Sculptures for Landscapes and Containers
Introduces agaves, discusses how to grow them outside their native areas and distinguish between the different species, and shows the dramatic changes in species by sharing photographs of young and mature plants.
Greg Starr, 2012
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CRC Ethnobotany Desk Reference
Agave chrysantha Ageratum conyzoides National Park 591. (1) Agave chrysantha; (2) GOLDEN-FLOWER CENTURY-PLANT; (3) agavaceae; (4) Tonto National Monument 592. (1) Agave cocui; (3) agavaceae; (4) Venezuela; (5) intoxicant; ...
Tim Johnson, 1998
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Blue Agave and Worm
Albert Lopez, Jr. is a struggling LA stand-up comic who still lives with his parents.
Kirker Butler, 2010
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The International Horticultural Exhibition, and Botanical ...
Agave filifera. Agave chloracantha. Agave sp. Jalapa. Agave schidigera. Agave Noacki. Agave Millen. Agave Ghiesbreghtii. Agave nnivittata. Agave Jacobiana. Agave Verschaffeltii var. Agave Verschaffeltii cre- nata. Agave Kerchovei. Agave  ...
International Horticultural Exhibition, 1866 (LONDON), 1867
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Native Plants for Southwestern Landscapes
... Agave chrysantha Golden-flowered Agave Agave deserti ssp. deserti Desert Agave Agave deserti ssp. simplex Desert Agave Agave havardiana Havard Agave Agave lechuguilla Lechuguilla Agave neomexicana New Mexico Agave Agave ...
Judy Mielke, 2010
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The Raw Food Diet Myth: What You Need to Know about the Raw ...
Raw. Sweeteners. in. Alphabetical. Order. The definitions provided below contain information about the origin of the sweetener, a description of it, basic nutritional information, its use in food preparation, and where it can be purchased. Agave ...
Ruthann Russo, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AGAVE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term agave is used in the context of the following news items.
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Redevelopment wave to hit Coral Gables
They note the city stood its ground when the Mediterranean Village developer, Agave Ponce, an offshoot of the Mexican family that controls the ... «Miami Herald, Jul 15»
2
Giant Agave Plant Puts On A Show Near Judah & 12th Avenue
Agave americana is known colloquially as the "century plant," though it usually lives between 10 and 30 years. (One notable exception is this ... «Hoodline, Jul 15»
3
Oceanside shaper makes entire surfboard from agave
Oceanside surfboard shaper Gary Linden fulfills a long-time dream of making a surfboard from 100 percent pure agave. Courtesy photo. «Coast News, Jul 15»
4
Now open: Agave Maria and Tamp & Tap Triad.
Now Casey is bringing his culinary brio to the menu at Agave Maria. It's a new Mexican restaurant near the corner of Union and Front, in the old ... «Memphis Flyer, Jul 15»
5
Agave downtown temporarily closed for repairs, owner says
Agave Southwest Bar & Grill, the new restaurant at 800 N. Plankinton Ave., is closed for unexpected plumbing repairs in the kitchen, the owner ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jul 15»
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Legendary shaper Gary Linden tells the story of his surfboard made …
Considered one of the “god father's of agave surfboards,” Linden paired up with Jose Cuervo to create a board 100% made from the agave ... «Transworld Business, Jun 15»
7
Parry's Agave
Parry's agave commands the attention of all hummingbirds in the vicinity when it is in bloom. Not only are the blossoms rich in nectar, but they ... «Arizona Daily Star, Jun 15»
8
The sweet truth about sugar
Derived form the same Mexican blue agave plant that produces tequila which undergoes intense processing and refining, so ends up being ... «NEWS.com.au, Jun 15»
9
World's First 100% Agave Surfboard Could Mark Industry Change
Jose Cuervo and renowned surfboard shaper Gary Linden have partnered up to develop the world's first surfboard made entirely from agave ... «PSFK, Jun 15»
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Agave Silver Corp. Issues Shares for Debt
Vancouver, BC / TheNewswire / June 24, 2015 - Agave Silver Corp. (TSX-V: AGV) ("Agave" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that ... «Stockhouse, Jun 15»

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