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



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 Originearly 19th cent.: from French, from Provençal nogat, from noga ‘nut’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nougat