Definition of advocaat
: an eggnog chiefly mixed and bottled in Holland made from eggs, sugar, and brandy with vanilla and coffee flavoring
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Origin and Etymology of advocaat
Dutch, short for advocatenborrel, from advocaat lawyer (from Middle Dutch advocaet, from Latin advocatus one summoned to another) + borrel drink, bubble, from borrelen to bubble, alteration of Middle Dutch bordelen, bortelen, of imitative origin; from its throat-soothing effect, especially helpful for irritations caused by the traditional eloquence of lawyers
First Known Use: 1895See Words from the same year
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