Definition of kombucha in English:

kombucha

Pronunciation /kämˈbo͞oCHə/ /kɑmˈbutʃə/

noun

  • A drink 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..