ba·​ti·​do | \ bə-ˈtē-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce batido (audio) \
variants: or less commonly batida \ bə-​ˈtē-​də How to pronounce batida (audio) \
plural batidos also batidas

Definition of batido

: a beverage made of usually tropical fruit blended usually with milk and ice My favorite was an arepa … with a cold melon batido alongside. — Anne Polisar, Christian Science Monitor (Boston, Massachusetts), 19 Jan. 1981 Quenching a tropical thirst are what batidos are all about.— Linda Cicero, Chicago Tribune, 16 June 1988 … workers behind the counter whip up batidos from fresh or frozen fruit.— Julia Moskin, New York Times, 21 June 2006

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First Known Use of batido

1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for batido

borrowed from Brazilian Portuguese, masculine variant of batida batida

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“Batido.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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