Fenugreek

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Fenugreek

(Science: botany) a plant (trigonella Foenum Graecum) cultivated for its strong-smelling seeds, which are now only used for giving false importance to horse medicine and damaged hay.

Origin: L. Faenum Graecum, lit, greek hay: cf. F. Fenugrec. Cf. Fennel.