a confection of sugar paste with almonds or other nuts, and sometimes fruit
Origin of nougatFrench from Provençal nogat from noga, nuga, nut from Classical Latin nux, nut
A confection made from a sugar or honey paste into which nuts are mixed.
Origin of nougatFrench from Provençal from nougo nut from Old Provençal noga from Vulgar Latin nuca from Latin nux nuc- nut
(countable and uncountable, plural nougats)