fenugreek

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

From Latin foenum (hay) (variant of faenum) + graecum (Greek) (neuter form of graecus), “Greek hay”.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɛnjʊˌɡriːk/, /ˈfɛnjəˌɡriːk/
  • Hyphenation: fenu‧greek

Noun[edit]

Fenugreek seeds

fenugreek (usually uncountable, plural fenugreeks)

  1. A leguminous plant, Trigonella foenum-graecum, eaten as a vegetable and with seeds used as a spice.
  2. The seeds of this plant, used as a spice (especially in Indian and Thai cooking).

Translations[edit]