nougat

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noun nou·gat \ ˈnü-gət , especially British -ˌgä \

Definition of nougat

:a confection of nuts or fruit pieces in a sugar paste

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Origin and Etymology of nougat

French, from Occitan, from Old Occitan nogat, from noga nut, from Vulgar Latin *nuca, from Latin nuc-, nux — more at nut


NOUGAT Defined for English Language Learners

nougat

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Definition of nougat for English Language Learners

  • : a sweet candy that usually contains nuts or pieces of fruit


NOUGAT Defined for Kids

nougat

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noun nou·gat \ ˈnü-gət \

Definition of nougat for Students

:a candy consisting of a sugar paste with nuts or fruit pieces

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