Definitions for "Aguardiente"
A inferior brandy of Spain and Portugal.
Popular in Spain, it means``Burning water'' a most appropriate name for this generally high-powered brandy-like spirit.
A strong transparent spirit distilled from vegetables, called "Firewater", drunk as a digestif after a heavy meal to aid digestion
A strong alcoholic drink, especially pulque.
Aguardiente is the Spanish generic name for alcoholic drinks between 40 and 45 percent alcohol, meaning "fiery water", or, literally "burning water""aguardiente. (De agua y ardiente)" - Real Academia Española dictionary, 22nd edition (as it "burns" the throat of the drinker).