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frumenty

[ froo-muhn-tee ]

noun

, British Dialect.
  1. a dish of hulled wheat boiled in milk and seasoned with sugar, cinnamon, and raisins.


frumenty

/ ˈfruːməntɪ /

noun

  1. a kind of porridge made from hulled wheat boiled with milk, sweetened, and spiced


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Word History and Origins

Origin of frumenty1

1350–1400; Middle English frumentee < Old French, equivalent to frument grain (< Latin frūmentum ) + -ee -y 3
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Word History and Origins

Origin of frumenty1

C14: from Old French frumentee , from frument grain, from Latin frūmentum
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Example Sentences

Firmity: generally written frumenty; wheat boiled in milk with sugar and fruit.

And we are going to have real frumenty and Yule cakes, such as mamma used to tell us of when we were abroad.

And we are going to have real frumenty and Yule-cakes, such as mamma used to tell us of when we were abroad.

And we are going to have real frumenty and Yule cakes, such as Mamma used to tell us of when we were abroad.

May luck attend the milking-pail, Yule logs and cakes in plenty be, May each blow of the thrashing-flail Produce good frumenty.

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