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balche

[bahl-chey] /bɑlˈtʃeɪ/
noun
1.
(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.
Also, balché.
Origin
< American Spanish < Yucatec Mayan
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