arrack

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Arrack \Ar"rack\ (?; 277), noun [Ar. araq sweat, juice, spirituous liquor, fr. araqa to sweat. Cf. {Rack} arrack.] 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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

arrack

noun

1: any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses [syn: {arrack}, {arak}]


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