[ moh-chee ]
/ ˈmoʊ tʃi /


cooked and pounded glutinous rice formed into various shapes and used to make traditional Japanese sweets and other dishes (often used attributively): mochi balls; mochi ice cream.

Nearby words

  1. moccasin telegraph,
  2. moccies,
  3. mocha,
  4. mocha stone,
  5. mocha ware,
  6. mochica,
  7. mochila,
  8. mock,
  9. mock chicken,
  10. mock epic

Origin of mochi

Borrowed into English from Japanese around 1880–90 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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