huarache

[ wuh-rah-chee; Spanish wah-rah-che ]
/ wəˈrɑ tʃi; Spanish wɑˈrɑ tʃɛ /

noun, plural hua·ra·ches [wuh-rah-cheez; Spanish wah-rah-ches] /wəˈrɑ tʃiz; Spanish wɑˈrɑ tʃɛs/.

a Mexican sandal having the upper woven of leather strips.

Origin of huarache

1885–90; < Mexican Spanish < Tarascan kwaṛáči
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