nougat

noun
nou·​gat | \ ˈnü-gət How to pronounce nougat (audio) , especially British -ˌgä\

Definition of nougat

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

First Known Use of nougat

1827, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nougat

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

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The first known use of nougat was in 1827

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nougat

noun

English Language Learners Definition of nougat

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

nougat

noun
nou·​gat | \ ˈnü-gət How to pronounce nougat (audio) \

Kids Definition of nougat

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

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