Definition of nougat
: a confection of nuts or fruit pieces in a sugar paste
Recent Examples of nougat from the Web
There was chocolate and apricot Sacher torte, shocking pink punschkrapferl filled with nougat, kardinalschnitte made from génoise sponge and meringue.
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NOUGAT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nougat for English Language Learners
: a sweet candy that usually contains nuts or pieces of fruit
NOUGAT Defined for Kids
Definition of nougat for Students
: a candy consisting of a sugar paste with nuts or fruit pieces
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