Definition of orgeat in English:

orgeat

Line breaks: or¦geat
Pronunciation: /ˈɔːdʒɪət
 
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noun

[mass noun]
A cooling drink made from orange flower water and either barley or almonds.
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  • This too reached England during the seventeenth century, its name softening to ‘orgeat’ or ‘ozyat’.
  • In an ice-filled mixing glass add Bacardi 8, orgeat syrup, coconut cream and cream; shake until well blended, strain into an ice filled double Old Fashioned glass.
  • Spain's contemporary version of the ancient refreshments barley-water (French orgeat) or almond-water is made from the tuber chufa and is called horchata.

Origin

French, from Provençal orjat, from ordi 'barley', from Latin hordeum 'barley'.

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