a confection of sugar paste with almonds or other nuts, and sometimes fruit
Origin of nougatFrench ; from ProvenÃ§al 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)