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 and Etymology 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
variants: also

foenugreek

\ˈfen-yə-ˌgrēk\play

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


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