fenugreek

noun fenu·greek \ ˈfen-yə-ˌgrēk \

Definition of fenugreek

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

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Origin and Etymology of fenugreek

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


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fenugreek

noun fenu·greek
variants: also foenugreek play \ˈfen-yə-ˌgrēk\

medical Definition of fenugreek

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

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