from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Hulled wheat boiled in milk and flavored with sugar and spices.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A porridge made by boiling hulled wheat, typically with additional ingredients such as milk, egg yolks, and/or almond milk, traditionally served with venison or porpoise. Frumenty was often the first dish on the menu of a medieval English feast.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Food made of hulled wheat boiled in milk, with sugar, plums, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dish made of hulled wheat boiled in milk and seasoned, especially used in England and in some of the southern United States at Christmas.
- n. Wheat mashed for brewing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. sweet spiced porridge made from hulled wheat
Middle English frumente, from Old French froumentee, from froument, grain, from Latin frūmentum.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Old French frumentee, from frument ("grain"), from Latin frūmentum. (Wiktionary)