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noun or·geat \ˈȯr-ˌzhä(t)\

Definition of orgeat

  1. :  a sweet almond-flavored nonalcoholic syrup used as a cocktail ingredient or food flavoring

Origin and Etymology of orgeat

French, from Middle French, from orge barley, from Latin hordeum; akin to Old High German gersta barley

First Known Use: 1754

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