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fenugreek (n.)

leguminous plant in western Asia and North Africa, Old English fenograecum, from Latin faenugraecum, literally "Greek hay," from faenum (see fennel) + Graecum (see Greek). The modern form in English is from French fenugrec.

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Definitions of fenugreek from WordNet

fenugreek (n.)
annual herb or southern Europe and eastern Asia having off-white flowers and aromatic seeds used medicinally and in curry;
Synonyms: Greek clover / Trigonella foenumgraecum
fenugreek (n.)
aromatic seeds used as seasoning especially in curry;
Synonyms: fenugreek seed
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