Origin of nougat
Examples from the Web for nougat
We teach you how to make French bonbons, nougat, chocolate creams and all the finest candies.
What with the meringues and the nougat, the wine and the heat of the room, she soon felt very ill.Jack|Alphonse Daudet
Well, I gave her nougat and cheap cynicisms, and she allowed herself to be comforted!The Pool in the Desert|Sara Jeanette Duncan
Her throat throbbed and it seemed as though that pound of nougat Beverly had alluded to must be stuck in it.A Dixie School Girl|Gabrielle E. Jackson
This nougat has only enough sugar to bind the nuts together.The Century Cook Book|Mary Ronald
British Dictionary definitions for nougat
Word Origin for nougat
Word Origin and History for nougat
"sweetmeat of almonds and other nuts," 1827, from French nougat (18c.), from Provençal nougat "cake made with almonds," from Old Provençal nogat "nutcake," from noga, nuga "nut," from Vulgar Latin *nucatum (nominative *nuca), from Latin nux (genitive nucis) "nut," from PIE *kneu- "nut" (see nucleus).