frumenty

frumenty

[froo-muhn-tee]
noun British Dialect.
a dish of hulled wheat boiled in milk and seasoned with sugar, cinnamon, and raisins.
Also called furmity.


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

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frumenty, fromenty, furmenty or furmity (ˈfruːməntɪ)
 
n
(Brit) a kind of porridge made from hulled wheat boiled with milk, sweetened, and spiced
 
[C14: from Old French frumentee, from frument grain, from Latin frūmentum]
 
fromenty, fromenty, furmenty or furmity
 
n
 
[C14: from Old French frumentee, from frument grain, from Latin frūmentum]
 
furmenty, fromenty, furmenty or furmity
 
n
 
[C14: from Old French frumentee, from frument grain, from Latin frūmentum]
 
furmity, fromenty, furmenty or furmity
 
n
 
[C14: from Old French frumentee, from frument grain, from Latin frūmentum]

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