Definition of lagar in English:

lagar

noun

  • (in Spain and Portugal) a large, typically stone trough in which grapes are trodden.

    • ‘The hands are softer now, demonstrating the movement of the grapes in the lagares as they roll underfoot.’
    • ‘Every farm had a winery equipped with lagares, low stone troughs, usually built from granite, in which the grapes were trodden and fermented.’

Origin

Spanish, from Latin lacus, denoting a vat for freshly pressed wine.

Pronunciation

lagar

/laˈɡɑː/