frumenty

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noun fru·men·ty \ˈfrü-mən-tē\
variants: or less commonly

play \ˈfər-mə-tē\

Definition of frumenty

plural

frumenties

  1. :  a dish of wheat boiled in milk and usually sweetened and spiced

Origin and Etymology of frumenty

Middle English frumente, furmente, from Anglo-French furmenté, from furment, frument grain, from Latin frumentum, from frui to enjoy — more at brook


First Known Use: 14th century


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