Nougat Definition

no͝ogət
noun
A confection of sugar paste with almonds or other nuts, and sometimes fruit.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Nougat

Noun

Singular:
nougat
Plural:
nougats

Origin of Nougat

  • From French nougat, from Occitan nougat, variant of Old Provençal nogat, from noga (“nut”), from Latin nux (“nut”). Compare Spanish nuégado.

    From Wiktionary

  • French from Provençal from nougo nut from Old Provençal noga from Vulgar Latin nuca from Latin nux nuc- nut

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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