advocaat

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch advocaat (liqueur).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

advocaat (countable and uncountable, plural advocaats)

  1. A Dutch liqueur made of egg yolks, sugar and strong liquor, typically brandy.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ɑdvoːˈkaːt/, /ɑtfoːˈkaːt/
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  • Hyphenation: ad‧vo‧caat
  • Rhymes: -aːt

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch advocaet, from Latin advocātus, from verb advocō (to summon).

Noun[edit]

advocaat m (plural advocaten, diminutive advocaatje n, feminine advocate)

  1. (countable) attorney, lawyer
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Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: advokaat
  • Indonesian: advokat
  • Sranan Tongo: afkati

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

advocaat f (plural advocaten, diminutive advocaatje n)

  1. (also uncountable) an alcoholic beverage made of liquor or pure alcohol, egg yolks and sugar or honey, similar to eggnog; advocaat
    Synonym: eierlikeur
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