From Latin foenum (“hay”) (variant of faenum) + Graecum (“Greek”) (neuter form of Graecus), “Greek hay”.
- IPA(key): /ˈfɛnjʊˌɡriːk/, /ˈfɛnjəˌɡriːk/
- Hyphenation: fenu‧greek
fenugreek (usually uncountable, plural fenugreeks)
- A spice made from the seeds of Trigonella foenum-graecum, used in Indian and Thai cooking.