also furmity noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Middle English frumente, furmente, from Anglo-French furmenté, from furment, frument grain, from Latin frumentum, from frui to enjoy — more at brook Date: 14th century a dish of wheat boiled in milk and usually sweetened and spiced

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  • frumenty — North Country (Newcastle) Words a dish made of bruised wheat or barley, boiled with milkd, and seasoned with sugar and spices …   English dialects glossary

  • frumenty — n. boiled wheat porridge seasoned with cinnamon and sugar (also furmenty) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • frumenty — [ fru:m(ə)nti] (also furmety) noun Brit. an old fashioned dish consisting of hulled wheat boiled in milk and seasoned with cinnamon and sugar. Origin ME: from OFr. frumentee, from frument, from L. frumentum corn …   English new terms dictionary

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