advocaat

[ad-voh-kaht]
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noun

a Dutch liqueur made with brandy, sugar, and eggs.

Nearby words

  1. advisement,
  2. adviser,
  3. advisory,
  4. advisory opinion,
  5. advisory teacher,
  6. advocacy,
  7. advocacy journalism,
  8. advocacy tank,
  9. advocate,
  10. advocate depute

Origin of advocaat

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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British Dictionary definitions for advocaat

advocaat

noun

a liqueur having a raw egg base

Word Origin for advocaat

C20: Dutch, from advocatenborrel, from advocaat advocate (n) + borrel drink

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