Definition of horchata in English:

horchata

Syllabification: hor·cha·ta
Pronunciation: /ôrˈCHätə
 
/

noun

  • (In Spain and Latin American countries) a milky drink made from ground almonds, tiger nuts, or rice.
    More example sentences
    • In Spain they are made into a refreshing milky drink, horchata.
    • On the liquid front, the delicacy of choice for most Valencia residents is horchata, a milky drink made from tiger nuts and served very, very cold.
    • He drinks horchata with the girls at the laundromat.

Origin

Spanish.

More definitions of horchata

Definition of horchata in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody