Agua-fresca meaning

ägwə frĕskə
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A drink of Mexican origin made with puréed fruit, water, and sugar.
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(Mexican and Mexican American gastronomy) A tisane beverage, especially horchata, tamarind or tropical fruit served from large glass barrels in taquerias with small bits of the fruits included.
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Origin of agua-fresca

  • Spanish agua water (from Latin aqua akw-ā- in Indo-European roots) fresca feminine of fresco cool, fresh (of Germanic origin)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition