hua·​ra·​che | \ wə-ˈrä-chē How to pronounce huarache (audio) , hə- \

Definition of huarache

: a low-heeled sandal having an upper made of interwoven leather strips

Examples of huarache in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Every huarache Espiritu sells is handmade in Sahuayo. Dorany Pineda Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 11 Dec. 2020 Every region in Mexico specializes in different huarache styles. Dorany Pineda Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 11 Dec. 2020 There’s the classic El Pachuco, considered among the more complicated huarache designs. Dorany Pineda Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 11 Dec. 2020 Thick, oblong and tortilla-like, huaraches are fried masa covered with refried beans, meat if desired, salsa and queso fresco or a similar crumbly white cheese. Nick Rahaim,, 5 Sep. 2019 The menu include molletes, tacos de albañil, huaraches, tlacoyos and dorilocos. Hadley Tomicki, Los Angeles Times, 10 Sep. 2019 Mushroom huarache, $10.95, Cantina Feliz, 424 S. Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington. Michael Klein,, 28 June 2018 The restaurant is known for its quesadillas made with corn dough, as well as huaraches, handmade tortillas and weekend special of roast lamb. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 22 June 2018 Beans and rice, fresh juices and horchata, tortas and huaraches and, permits permitting, al pastor carved off the spit. Heidi Williams,, 6 June 2018

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First Known Use of huarache

1892, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for huarache

Mexican Spanish, from Tarascan kʷaṛáči

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