Definition of nougat noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

nougat

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈnuːɡɑː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnuːɡət//
 
[uncountable] Sweets and desserts
 
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a hard sweet/candy that has to be chewed a lot, often containing nuts, cherries, etc. and pink or white in colour See related entries: Sweets and desserts Word Origin early 19th cent.: from French, from Provençal nogat, from noga ‘nut’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nougat