orgeat

orgeat

[awr-zhat; French awr-zha]
noun
a syrup or drink made originally from barley but later from almonds, prepared with sugar and an extract of orange flowers.

Origin:
1745–55; < French < Provençal orjat, derivative of orge barley < Latin hordeum

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orgeat (ˈɔːʒɑː, French ɔrʒa)
 
n
a drink made from barley or almonds, and orange flower water
 
[C18: via French, from orge barley, from Latin hordeum]

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