city in WC Iran
- Any of various alcoholic liquors of the Middle East, distilled from grapes, raisins, or dates and flavored with anise.
- See arrack.
Origin of arakArabic short for 'araq al-tamr literally, sweat of the date ( the liquor having originally been distilled from date wine ) 'araq sweat ( from 'ariqa to sweat &ayin;rq2) al- the tamr date
From Arabic عرق