Definition of rahat lokum in US English:

rahat lokum

noun

  • Turkish delight.

Origin

Early 19th century. From written Ottoman Turkish rāhatülhulkūm (colloquial rāhat-ı lokum) from colloquial Arabic rāḥat al-ḥalqūm throat's ease from rāḥat-, rāḥa ease + al, definite article + ḥalqūm, variant of classical Arabic ḥulqūm throat.

Pronunciation

rahat lokum

/ˌrɑːhat lɒˈkuːm/