agua fresca

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English[edit]

A tamarindo and horchata agua fresca barrels (L to R).

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish agua fresca.

Noun[edit]

agua fresca (countable and uncountable, plural agua frescas)

  1. (Mexican and Mexican American gastronomy) A tisane beverage, especially horchata, tamarind or tropical fruit, served from large glass barrels in taquerias with small pieces of fruit included.