batido

Pronunciation: [bah-TEE-doh]

A Latin American drink made with water, fresh fruit pulp, a little milk, ice and, sometimes, sugar. A merengada is the same drink made with milk and no water; a jugo is the same but with water and no milk.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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