Frumenty definition

fûrmĭ-tē
Hulled wheat boiled in milk and flavored with sugar and spices.
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An English dish consisting of hulled wheat boiled in milk, sweetened, and flavored with spice.
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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.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of frumenty - furmity

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
frumenty
Plural:
frumenties

Origin of frumenty

  • Middle English frumente from Old French froumentee from froument grain from Latin frūmentum

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French frumentee, from frument (“grain”), from Latin frūmentum.

    From Wiktionary