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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[Arabic 'araq, sweat, strong clear distilled liquor originally made from dates; see arak.]
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(Brewing) a coarse spirit distilled in various Eastern countries from grain, rice, sugar cane, etc
[C17: from Arabic `araq sweat, sweet juice, liquor]
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or ar•ak(ˈær ək, əˈræk)
a distilled beverage, esp. of the Middle East, made from fermented grain, rice, or dates.
[1595–1605; < Arabic ‘araq literally, sweat, juice]
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|Noun||1.||arrack - any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses|
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