arak

noun
ar·​ak

variant spelling of

: an Asian alcoholic beverage like rum that is distilled from a fermented mash of malted rice with toddy or molasses

Arāk

geographical name
\ ä-ˈräk How to pronounce Arāk (audio) , ə-ˈrak \

Definition of Arāk (Entry 2 of 2)

city in western Iran southwest of Tehran population 265,349

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“Arak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arak. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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