A confection made from a sugar or honey paste into which nuts are mixed.(noun)
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Use "nougat" in a sentence
"So I should have just gotten the nougat, but the nougat was the reach flavor to the gianduja standby."
"Very good with cream cake, and also with strawberry nougat, which is quite sweet and still fruity."
"-- The confection known as nougat consists usually of a paste filled with chopped nuts."