dragée

noun dra·gée \ dra-ˈzhā \

Definition of dragée

1 : a sugar-coated nut
2 : a small silver-colored ball used as a decoration (as on a cake)

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Origin and Etymology of dragée

French, from Middle French dragie — more at dredge


Medical Dictionary

dragée

noun dra·gée \ dra-ˈzhā \

medical Definition of dragée

: a sugar-coated medicated confection

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