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fenugreek

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noun fenu·greek \ˈfen-yə-ˌgrēk\

Definition of fenugreek

  1. :  a leguminous annual Eurasian herb (Trigonella foenum-graecum) with aromatic seeds; also :  its seeds



Origin of fenugreek

Middle English fenugrek, from Anglo-French fenugrec, from Latin fenum Graecum, literally, Greek hay


First Known Use: 14th century


Medical Dictionary

fenugreek

noun fenu·greek

Medical Definition of fenugreek

  1. :  a leguminous annual Asian herb (Trigonella foenumgraecum) with aromatic seeds used in making curry, imitation vanilla flavoring, and some veterinary medicines



Variants of fenugreek

also foenu·greek \ˈfen-yə-ˌgrēk\play

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