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1. A flat-heeled sandal with an upper of woven leather strips.
2. A flat, oblong cake made of masa, fried and topped with various ingredients such as bean paste, shredded meat, salsa, and cheese.
[American Spanish huarache, guarache, from Tarascan kwarachi.]
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(Clothing & Fashion) a sandal with flat heels and an upper of woven leather strips, originally worn by Mexican Indians
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hua•ra•che(wəˈrɑ tʃi, -tʃeɪ)
n., pl. -ches (-chēz, -chāz).
a Mexican sandal having the upper woven of leather strips.
[1885–90; < Mexican Spanish < Tarascan kwaṛáči]
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