frumenty

[froo-muh n-tee]
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noun British Dialect.

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

Nearby words

  1. fruity,
  2. frum,
  3. frumbierding,
  4. frumentaceous,
  5. frumentius,
  6. frumious,
  7. frump,
  8. frumpy,
  9. frunze,
  10. frusemide

Origin of frumenty

1350–1400; Middle English frumentee < Old French, equivalent to frument grain (< Latin frūmentum) + -ee -y3

Also called fur·mi·ty [fur-mi-tee] /ˈfɜr mɪ ti/

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frumenty

fromenty, furmenty or furmity

noun

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

Word Origin for frumenty

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

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