Frumentaceous
Frumentaceous Fru"men*ta"ceous, a. [L. frumentaceus, fr. frumentum corn or grain, from the root of frux fruit: cf. F. frumentac['e]. See {Frugal}.] Made of, or resembling, wheat or other grain. [1913 Webster]

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  • frumentaceous — [fro͞o΄men tā′shəs, fro͞o΄məntā′shəs] adj. [LL frumentaceus < L frumentum, grain < base of frui: see FRUIT] of, having the nature of, or like wheat or other grain …   English World dictionary

  • frumentaceous — /frooh meuhn tay sheuhs/, adj. of the nature of or resembling wheat or other grain. [1660 70; < LL frumentaceus of corn or grain, equiv. to L frument(um) grain + aceus ACEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • frumentaceous — adjective Resembling or pertaining to grain, especially wheat …   Wiktionary

  • frumentaceous — fru·men·ta·ceous …   English syllables

  • frumentaceous — fru•men•ta•ceous [[t]ˌfru mənˈteɪ ʃəs[/t]] adj. bot of the nature of or resembling wheat or other grain • Etymology: 1660–70; < LL frūmentācius wheaten, der. of L frūmentum grain …   From formal English to slang

  • frumentaceous — /ˌfrumɛnˈteɪʃəs/ (say .froohmen tayshuhs) adjective of the nature of or resembling wheat or other grain. {Late Latin frūmentāceus of grain} …   Australian English dictionary

  • frumentaceous — |frümən.|tāshəs adjective Etymology: Late Latin frumentaceus, from Latin frumentum grain (from frui to enjoy) + aceus aceous more at brook : made of or resembling wheat or other grain …   Useful english dictionary

  • Frumenty — Fru men*ty, n. [OF. froment[ e]e, fr. L. frumentum. See {Frumentaceous}.] Food made of hulled wheat boiled in milk, with sugar, plums, etc. [Written also {furmenty} and {furmity}.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • furmenty — Frumenty Fru men*ty, n. [OF. froment[ e]e, fr. L. frumentum. See {Frumentaceous}.] Food made of hulled wheat boiled in milk, with sugar, plums, etc. [Written also {furmenty} and {furmity}.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • furmity — Frumenty Fru men*ty, n. [OF. froment[ e]e, fr. L. frumentum. See {Frumentaceous}.] Food made of hulled wheat boiled in milk, with sugar, plums, etc. [Written also {furmenty} and {furmity}.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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