Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.


or balché

[bahl-chey] /bɑlˈtʃeɪ/
(among the Yucatec Maya) a drink made from the bark of a leguminous tree, Lonchocarpus violaceus, which is soaked in honey and water and fermented.
Origin of balche
< American Spanish < Yucatec Mayan Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for balche
Historical Examples
  • Mrs. balche was reminded of her own cat, and went to give it a little cream.

    Gentle Julia Booth Tarkington
  • It may refer to balche (or baleze), the ceremonial drink, the symbol indicating the phonetic element b.

  • Florence was idly in the thoughts, however, of Mrs. balche, the next-door neighbour to the south.

    Gentle Julia Booth Tarkington

Word of the Day

Nearby words for balche

Word Value for balche

Scrabble Words With Friends