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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arrack  \Ar"rack\  (?;  277),  n.  [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  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arrack 
  n  :  any  of  various  strong  liquors  distilled  from  the  fermented 
  sap  of  toddy  palms  or  from  fermented  molasses  [syn:  {arak}] 




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