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Definition of "frumenty" [fru•men•ty]

  • Hulled wheat boiled in milk and flavored with sugar and spices. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "frumenty" in a sentence
  • "PROOF OF THE PUDDINGThe origins of Christmas pudding are found in a medieval Christmas stew of meat, fat, onions and dried fruits called "frumenty"."
  • "The second main Ur-pudding was a pottage or soup called frumenty, a fast dish involving cracked wheat, currants and almonds which was ladled out at the start of a meal."
  • "It apparently would have reminded the Pilgrims of frumenty which is sort of a thick wheat porridge made with spices and sugar and almond milk, and served with venison and mutton."