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Uncertain; perhaps a clipping of advocatenborrel (“lawyer's drink”), as the drink would lubricate the throat for good speaking. Another theory sees a connection with Spanish aguacate (“avocado”), as the fruit can be used to make a thick drink.
- (also uncountable) an alcoholic beverage made of liquor or pure alcohol, egg yolks and sugar or honey, similar to eggnog; advocaat
- Synonym: eierlikeur
Peranakan Indonesian edit
- attorney, lawyer
- ...advocaat Olanda tida bisa mengerti politiek Tionghoa. ― Dutch attorney do not understand Chinese politics.
- ^ Kwee Hing Tjiat (1921) Doea Kapala Batoe [Two Hardheaded (Persons)], Nauer & Dimmick, page 12