arrack

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noun ar·rack \ˈa-rək, ə-ˈrak\
variants: or

Definition of arrack

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

Origin and Etymology of arrack

ultimately from Arabic ʽaraq sweet juice, liquor


First Known Use: 1521


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