orgeat

[ awr-zhat; French awr-zha ]
/ ˈɔr ʒæt; French ɔrˈʒa /

noun

a syrup or drink made originally from barley but later from almonds, prepared with sugar and an extract of orange flowers.

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Origin of orgeat

1745–55; <French <Provençal orjat, derivative of orge barley <Latin hordeum
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British Dictionary definitions for orgeat

orgeat
/ (ˈɔːʒɑː, French ɔrʒa) /

noun

a drink made from barley or almonds, and orange flower water

Word Origin for orgeat

C18: via French, from orge barley, from Latin hordeum
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