batido

noun ba·ti·do \ bə-ˈtē-(ˌ)dō \
variants: or less commonly batida play \bə-ˈtē-də\

Definition of batido

plural batidos also batidas
: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 CiceroChicago Tribune16 June 1988
  • … workers behind the counter whip up batidos from fresh or frozen fruit.
  • —Julia MoskinNew York Times21 June 2006

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Origin and Etymology of batido

borrowed from Brazilian Portuguese, masculine variant of batidabatida


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of batido


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