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.

Origin of mochi

Borrowed into English from Japanese around 1880–90

Los Mochis

[laws moh-chis, los; Spanish laws maw-chees]


a city in Sinaloa state, NW Mexico. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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