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ar·rack

 (ăr′ək, ə-răk′)
n.
Any of various strong alcoholic liquors of South Asia and Southeast Asia, usually distilled from fermented palm sap, rice, or molasses. Also called arak.

[Arabic 'araq, sweat, strong clear distilled liquor originally made from dates; see arak.]

arrack

(ˈærək) or

arak

n
(Brewing) a coarse spirit distilled in various Eastern countries from grain, rice, sugar cane, etc
[C17: from Arabic `araq sweat, sweet juice, liquor]

ar•rack

or ar•ak

(ˈær ək, əˈræk)

n.
a distilled beverage, esp. of the Middle East, made from fermented grain, rice, or dates.
[1595–1605; < Arabic ‘araq literally, sweat, juice]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arrack - any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molassesarrack - any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses
booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, liquor, spirits, strong drink - an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
Translations

arrack

[ˈærək] Narac m, aguardiente m de palma or caña

arrack

nArrak m
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