[ar-uhk, uh-rak]
noun Unabridged
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arrack or arak (ˈærək)
a coarse spirit distilled in various Eastern countries from grain, rice, sugar cane, etc
[C17: from Arabic `araq sweat, sweet juice, liquor]
arak or arak
[C17: from Arabic `araq sweat, sweet juice, liquor]

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He has been drinking arak heavily for the past ten years, he says.
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