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advocaat

[ad-voh-kaht] /ˌæd voʊˈkɑt/
noun
1.
a Dutch liqueur made with brandy, sugar, and eggs.
Origin of advocaat
1930-1935
1930-35; < Dutch, short for advocatenborrel drink that lubricates the throat of a lawyer, equivalent to advocaat lawyer (see advocate) + -en- connective + borrel drink, nip < ?
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advocaat

/ˈædvəʊˌkɑː; -ˌkɑːt; ˈædvə-/
noun
1.
a liqueur having a raw egg base
Word Origin
C20: Dutch, from advocatenborrel, from advocaatadvocate (n) + borrel drink
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