Definitions for Arrackˈær ək, əˈræk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ar•rackˈær ək, əˈræk(n.)

or ar•ak

  1. a distilled beverage, esp. of the Middle East, made from fermented grain, rice, or dates.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

Origin of arrack:

1595–1605; < Ar ‘araq lit., sweat, juice

Princeton's WordNet

  1. arrack, arak(noun)

    any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses

Wiktionary

  1. arrack(Noun)

    A name in the East Indies and the Indian islands for all ardent spirits often distilled from a fermented mixture of rice, molasses, and palm wine.

  2. Origin: عرق.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arrack(noun)

    a name in the East Indies and the Indian islands for all ardent spirits. Arrack is often distilled from a fermented mixture of rice, molasses, and palm wine of the cocoanut tree or the date palm, etc

Freebase

  1. Arrack

    Arrack, also spelled arak, is a distilled alcoholic drink typically produced in Arab countries and the Middle East, South Asia and Southeast Asia, made from either the fermented sap of coconut flowers, sugarcane, grain or fruit, depending upon the country of origin. The clear distillate may be blended, aged in wooden barrels, or repeatedly distilled and filtered depending upon the taste and color objectives of the manufacturer. Arrack is not to be confused with arak, an anise-flavored alcoholic beverage traditionally consumed in Eastern Mediterranean and North African countries.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Arrack

    a spirituous liquor, especially that distilled from the juice of the cocoa-nut tree and from fermented rice.

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