- a strong liquor from Mexico, distilled from fermented mash of an agave.
- the plant itself, Agave tequilana.
- a spirit that is distilled in Mexico from an agave plant and forms the basis of many mixed drinks
- the plant, Agave tequilana, from which this drink is made
n.1849, from American Spanish tequila, from Tequila, name of a district in central Mexico noted for the fine quality of its tequila. Tequila sunrise is attested by 1965.