Orgeat meaning

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A sweet syrup flavored with almonds and orange blossoms, used in cocktails and food.
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A syrup or beverage, originally made from barley, flavored with almonds and orange flowers.
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A sweet syrup made from sugar and almonds (originally barley) and rose water or orange flower water.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of orgeat

  • French from Old French syrup made from barley from Old Provençal orjat from ordj, orge barley from Latin hordeum

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

  • French, from orge barley, Latin hordeum.

    From Wiktionary