nou·gat / ˈnoōgit/ • n. a candy made from sugar or honey, nuts, and egg white.
nougat XIX. — F. — Pr. nogat, f. noga nut (:- Rom. *nuca, for L. nux, nuc- NUT) + -at :- L. -ātum -ATE1.
nougat Sweetmeat made from a mixture of gelatine or egg albumin with sugar and starch syrup, and the whole thoroughly aerated. Originated in Montélimar in southern France.
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