Definition of lagar in English:

lagar

nounlagares

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

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

Origin

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

Pronunciation

lagar

/laˈɡɑː/