Definition of kombucha in English:

kombucha

noun

  • A beverage produced by fermenting sweet tea with a culture of yeast and bacteria.

    ‘bottled kombucha is available in many natural food stores’

Origin

Japanese konbucha, literally kelp tea; the origin of the English meaning, which is not found in Japanese, is unclear and may reflect a development in another language..

Pronunciation

kombucha

/kômˈbo͞oCHə/