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frumenty

Definition:

a sweet spiced porridge made from hulled wheat

Class:

food noun (foods and drinks)

Plural:

frumenties

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

furmenty | furmity

Etymology:

Middle English frumente, furmente, from Anglo-French furmenté, from furment,...
(Source: Merriam-Webster)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Frumenty

a popular dish in Western European medieval cuisine. It was made primarily from boiled, cracked wheat - hence its name, which derives from the Latin word frumentum, "grain". Different recipes added milk, eggs or broth. Other recipes include almonds, ... (39 of 805 words)

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Collins Dictionary:

frumenty [British] | fromenty | furmenty | furmity

a kind of porridge made from hulled wheat boiled with milk, sweetened, and spiced (14 of 254 words, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/frumenty

Oxford Dictionary:

frumenty | furmety

Syllabification: (fru·men·ty) | [British] | an old-fashioned dish consisting of hulled wheat boiled in milk and seasoned with cinnamon and sugar. (19 of 53 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/frumenty

frumenty [British] | furmety

an old-fashioned dish consisting of hulled wheat boiled in milk and seasoned with cinnamon and sugar (16 of 52 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/frumenty

Merriam-Webster:

frumenty | frumenties [plural] | furmity

a dish of wheat boiled in milk and usually sweetened and spiced (12 of 52 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/frumenty

Wiktionary:

frumenty | frumenties [plural] | furmity | furmenty | furmenties [plural]

A porridge made by boiling hulled wheat, typically with additional ingredients such as milk, egg yolks, and/or almond milk, traditionally served with venison or porpoise. Frumenty was often the first dish on the menu of a medieval English feast. (39 of 40 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/frumenty

American Heritage Dictionary:

frumenty | frumenties [plural] | furmities [plural]

Hulled wheat boiled in milk and flavored with sugar and spices. (11 of 35 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/frumenty

New World Dictionary:

frumenty | furmenty | furmety

an English dish consisting of hulled wheat boiled in milk, sweetened, and flavored with spice (15 of 29 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/frumenty

Random House Dictionary:

frumenty [British, dialect]

a dish of hulled wheat boiled in milk and seasoned with sugar, cinnamon, and raisins. (15 of 22 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/frumenty

Encarta Dictionary:

frumenty | furmity | fromenty [beverages, British] | furmenty [food] | furmety [food]

a dish made from wheat cooked in water to a thick consistency with added flavoring (15 of 42 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861673550​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Merriam-Webster:

frumenty | frumenties [plural] | furmity

First use: 14th century

Origin: Middle English frumente, furmente, from Anglo-French furmenté, from furment, frument grain, from Latin frumentum, from frui to enjoy

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/frumenty

Oxford Dictionary:

frumenty | furmety

Origin: late Middle English: from Old French frumentee, from frument, from Latin frumentum "corn"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/frumenty

American Heritage Dictionary:

frumenty | frumenties [plural] | furmities [plural]

Origin: Middle English frumente, from Old French froumentee, from froument, grain, from Latin frūmentum.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/frumenty

Collins Dictionary:

frumenty [British] | fromenty | furmenty | furmity

First use: 14th century

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

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/frumenty

New World Dictionary:

frumenty

Origin: Middle English frumente from Old French frumentée from Latin frumentum: see "frumentaceous"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/frumenty

Wiktionary:

frumenty | frumenties [plural] | furmity

Origin: Old French frumentee, from frument ("grain"), from Latin frūmentum.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/frumenty

Encarta Dictionary:

frumenty

First use: 14th century

Origin: Old French frumentee, fourmentee from frument, fourment "grain" from Latin frumentum

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861673550​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

the Free Dictionary:

frumenty

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "frumenty"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "frumenty"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "frumenty" by speech synthesizer

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Google Dictionary:

frumenty

Audio: English pronunciation of "frumenty"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

frumenty

Audio: North American pronunciation of "frumenty"

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YourDictionary Audio:

frumenty

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "frumenty" by speech synthesizer

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furmenty

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "furmenty" by speech synthesizer

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Collins Dictionary:

furmenty | furmity | frumenty | fromenty

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "furmenty"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "furmenty"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/furmenty

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