Definition of Orgeat

1. n. A sirup in which, formerly, a decoction of barley entered, but which is now prepared with an emulsion of almonds, -- used to flavor beverages or edibles.

Definition of Orgeat

1. Noun. A sweet syrup made from sugar and almonds (or originally barley). ¹

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Definition of Orgeat

1. an almond-flavored syrup [n -S]

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Literary usage of Orgeat

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1. A New System of Domestic Cookery: Formed Upon Principles of Economy and by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1824)
"Baked and dried fruits, raisins in particular, make excellent suppers for invalids, with biscuits, or common cake. orgeat. Beat two ounces of almonds with a ..."

2. The Cook's Own Book: Being a Complete Culinary Encyclopedia... With Numerous by N. K. M. Lee (1832)
"orgeat PASTE. Pound the almonds with a little orange-flower water to a fine paste, and then work up with it an equal weight of ..."

3. Beverages and Sauces of Colonial Virginia, 1607-1907 by L. S. F., Laura Simkins Fitchett (1906)
"orgeat Mode.—Wash and pound in a mortar two ounces of Jordan almonds, one-half ounce of bitter almonds ... orgeat is served with an equal quantity of water. ..."

4. The Dessert Book: A Complete Manual from the Best American and Foreign (1872)
"Graniti of all descriptions, mor« particularly those composed of lemonade, orangeade, orgeat, and coffee, are especially in great request in Italy. ..."

5. A Practical Manual of the Diseases of Children, with a Formulary. by Edward Ellis (1879)
"A quarter of an ounce of cream of tartar may be similarly treated, and a little sugar candy added. 20. orgeat. Two ounces of sweet almonds blanched, ..."

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