cachaça

noun
ca·​cha·​ça | \ kə-ˈshä-sə How to pronounce cachaça (audio) \

Definition of cachaça

: a Brazilian liquor distilled from sugarcane

Examples of cachaça in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And the impromptu dancing fueled by plenty of Brazil’s cachaca sugarcane liquor — some in bottles filled with jambú, the Amazonian herb that sparks a tingling, electric shock-like sensation to the tongue. Washington Post, 14 Oct. 2019 And the impromptu dancing fueled by plenty of Brazil’s cachaca sugarcane liquor — some in bottles filled with jambú, the Amazonian herb that sparks a tingling, electric shock-like sensation to the tongue. Washington Post, 14 Oct. 2019 And the impromptu dancing fueled by plenty of Brazil’s cachaca sugarcane liquor — some in bottles filled with jambú, the Amazonian herb that sparks a tingling, electric shock-like sensation to the tongue. Washington Post, 14 Oct. 2019 And the impromptu dancing fueled by plenty of Brazil’s cachaca sugarcane liquor — some in bottles filled with jambú, the Amazonian herb that sparks a tingling, electric shock-like sensation to the tongue. Washington Post, 14 Oct. 2019 And the impromptu dancing fueled by plenty of Brazil’s cachaca sugarcane liquor — some in bottles filled with jambú, the Amazonian herb that sparks a tingling, electric shock-like sensation to the tongue. Washington Post, 14 Oct. 2019 But the small group of employees at the studio quickly created a relaxed atmosphere: cracking jokes, plying them with shots of cachaca, a Brazilian spirit, even taking off their shoes when Swsh decides to take off theirs. Andrew R. Chow, Time, 27 Nov. 2019 And the impromptu dancing fueled by plenty of Brazil’s cachaca sugarcane liquor — some in bottles filled with jambu, the Amazonian herb that sparks a tingling, electric shock-like sensation to the tongue. Luis Andres Henao, chicagotribune.com, 22 Oct. 2019 And the impromptu dancing fueled by plenty of Brazil’s cachaca sugarcane liquor — some in bottles filled with jambú, the Amazonian herb that sparks a tingling, electric shock-like sensation to the tongue. Washington Post, 14 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of cachaça

1821, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cachaça

Brazilian Portuguese

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“Cachaça.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cacha%C3%A7a. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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