dragée

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noun dra·gée \dra-ˈzhā\

Definition of dragée

  1. 1 :  a sugar-coated nut

  2. 2 :  a small silver-colored ball used as a decoration (as on a cake)

Origin and Etymology of dragée

French, from Medieval French dragie — more at dredge


First Known Use: 1682

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