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or·geat

 (ôr′zhä′)
n.
A sweet syrup flavored with almonds and orange blossoms, used in cocktails and food.

[French, from Old French, syrup made from barley, from Old Provençal orjat, from ordj, orge, barley, from Latin hordeum.]

orgeat

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

or•geat

(ˈɔr ʒæt; Fr. ɔrˈʒa)

n.
an almond-flavored syrup containing orange-flower water.
[1745–55; < French, Middle French, orig. a syrup made from a barley decoction, derivative of orge barley]
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