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.

Origin: Ar. Araq sweat, juice, spirituous liquor, fr. Araqa to sweat.

(01 Mar 1998)

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