Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
Got it
Search

Meaning of "fenugreek" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD FENUGREEK

Old English fēnogrēcum, from Latin fenum Graecum literally: Greek hay.
info
Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp
section

PRONUNCIATION OF FENUGREEK

fenugreek  [ˈfɛnjʊˌɡriːk] play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FENUGREEK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Fenugreek is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FENUGREEK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

fenugreek

Fenugreek

Fenugreek is an annual plant in the family Fabaceae with leaves consisting of three small obovate to oblong leaflets. It is cultivated worldwide as a semi-arid crop, and its seeds are a common ingredient in dishes from the Indian Subcontinent.

Definition of fenugreek in the English dictionary

The definition of fenugreek in the dictionary is an annual heavily scented Mediterranean leguminous plant, Trigonella foenum-graecum, with hairy stems and white flowers: cultivated for forage and for its medicinal seeds.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FENUGREEK


bestreak
bɪˈstriːk
creak
kriːk
creek
kriːk
ecofreak
ˈiːkəʊˌfriːk
freak
friːk
Greek
ɡriːk
hairstreak
ˈhɛəˌstriːk
lapstreak
ˈlæpˌstriːk
perique
pəˈriːk
phreak
friːk
redstreak
ˈredˌstriːk
reek
riːk
Reg.
riːk
screak
skriːk
shriek
ʃriːk
speedfreak
ˈspiːdˌfriːk
streak
striːk
tughrik
ˈtuːˌɡriːk
tugrik
ˈtuːˌɡriːk
wreak
riːk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FENUGREEK

fenks
fenland
fenman
fennec
fennel
fennelflower
fennish
fenny
Fenrir
Fenris
Fenriswolf
Fens
fent
fentanyl
fenthion
Fenton
fenuron
feod
feodal
feodary

WORDS THAT END LIKE FENUGREEK

Ancient Greek
Byzantine Greek
Cooper Creek
Cripple Creek
Dawson Creek
Greek meets Greek
Late Greek
Medieval Greek
Middle Greek
Modern Greek
peat reek
shit creek
up the creek

Synonyms and antonyms of fenugreek in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «fenugreek» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF FENUGREEK

Find out the translation of fenugreek to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of fenugreek from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «fenugreek» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

胡芦巴
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fenogreco
570 millions of speakers

English

fenugreek
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मेथी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الحلبة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пажитник
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

feno-grego
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মেথি-গাছ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fenugrec
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Fenugreek
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bockshornklee
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

フェヌグリーク
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

호로 파
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Fenugreek
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cây hồ lô ba
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வெந்தயம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मेथी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çemen otu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fieno greco
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kozieradka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пажитник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

schinduf
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

fenugreek
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

fenegriek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bockhornsklöver
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Bukkehornkløver
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of fenugreek

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FENUGREEK»

The term «fenugreek» is quite widely used and occupies the 49.290 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Quite widely used
77
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «fenugreek» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of fenugreek
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «fenugreek».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FENUGREEK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «fenugreek» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «fenugreek» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about fenugreek

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FENUGREEK»

Discover the use of fenugreek in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to fenugreek and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Fenugreek: The Genus Trigonella
The book will be of interest to all those concerned with the study, cultivation and use of medicinal and aromatic plants and particularly of fenugreek.
Georgios A Petropoulos, 2003
2
Chemistry of Spices
Introduction Fenugreek, or methi (Trigonella foenumgraecum L.), belongs to the subfamily Papilionacae of the family Leguminosae (bean family, Fabaceae). The plant is an aromatic herbaceous annual, widely cultivated in Mediterranean ...
V. A. Parthasarathy, Bhageerathy Chempakam, T. John Zachariah, 2008
3
Middle Eastern Kitchen
I Fenugreek (HlLBEH) Tngonella foenumgraecum Fenugreek seeds The botanical name of fenugreek means "Greek hay," as the plant used to be cultivated in the Mediterranean region for animal fodder although the seeds were reserved for ...
Ghillie Basan, 2007
4
Seed Production Technology for Fenugreek (Trigonella ...
Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) is an annual legume mainly used as a spice crop in many parts of the world.
Saikat Kumar Basu, 2006
5
ESCOP Monographs: The Scientific Foundation for Herbal ...
Addition of fenugreek at 30% to the diet of rats fed on a hypercholesterolaemic diet for 4 weeks significantly reduced serum cholesterol, to 2 1 0 mg/dl compared to 423 mg/dl in positive control animals (p<0.001 ). Various fractions (two defatted  ...
ESCOP, European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy, 2003
6
Hypoglycemic and Hypolipidemic Effects of Galactomannan from ...
Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.), a legume grown in the Middle East and Asia, has thus been shown to be beneficial in the treatment of diabetes.
Anchalee Srichamroen, 2007
7
Traditional Medicines for Modern Times: Antidiabetic Plants
TRIGONELLA FOENUM GRAECUM (LEGUMINOSAE FAMILY) Of all the antidiabetic plants used in the Middle East and North Africa, Trigonella foenum graecum (fenugreek) seeds have by far received the most scientific attention. Scientific ...
Amala Soumyanath, 2005
8
Spice Crops
The Papilionoideac provides many important crop plants including groundnut ( Arachis hypogaea L.), soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) and the spice fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.). Fenugreek Fenugreek is probably indigenous to  ...
E. A. Weiss, 2002
9
Herb-drug Interactions in Oncology
CLINICAL SUMMARY Derived from the dried seeds of the plant, fenugreek is used traditionally as a demulcent, laxative, and lactation stimulant and to treat various conditions, including diabetes, high cholesterol, wounds, inflammation, and ...
Barrie R. Cassileth, Charles D. Lucarelli, 2003
10
Advanced Canine Reproduction and Puppy Care: The Seminar
The capsule dose that I have seen most often is 610 mg. The La Leche League's web site, www.lalecheleague.com, has interesting articles about Fenugreek and its role in milk production. Because Fenugreek is widely available in health food ...
Myra Savant Harris, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FENUGREEK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term fenugreek is used in the context of the following news items.
1
What It's Like to Give Your Child Their Final Feed
We were on Mortillium, Fenugreek, Boobie bikkies, co-sleeping, napping and shoveling as much food into me as possible but he would still cry ... «POPSUGAR, Jul 15»
2
Expert tips to boost immunity during monsoons
Tumeric powder. Natural immunity boosters: Turmeric powder and fenugreek seeds are antibiotic in nature and help boost metabolic rate too. «TheHealthSite, Jul 15»
3
Good Taste: Going for gyros at Opa
House-brined grape leaves get stuffed with grass-fed beef touched with fenugreek and clove. My favorite update, though, is Saritsoglou's ... «Philly.com, Jul 15»
4
More than a meal
Foil wrapped and packed in a vivid green box the aloo parathas are deliciously soft and tangy with a hint of fenugreek. Take a bite, and you can ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
5
Bannockburn's Marigold Maison tantalizes the taste buds
Marigold Maison's chicken tikka masala -- tandoori-roasted meat cooked in tomato sauce, cream, cashew paste and fenugreek -- is ... «Chicago Daily Herald, Jul 15»
6
Stay hydrated, use light cooking oil to increase immunity
Use natural immunity boosters: Turmeric powder and Fenugreek seeds boost metabolic rate and are natural antibiotics. * Lime and honey: To ... «Business Standard, Jul 15»
7
Use natural immunity boosters to increase metabolism this monsoon …
Use natural immunity boosters: Turmeric powder and Fenugreek seeds boost metabolic rate and are natural antibiotics. * Lime and honey: To ... «IBNLive, Jul 15»
8
Palak Paneer Recipe
As the curry comes to a boil, mix in the black salt, the fenugreek leaves, garam masala and salt. Then add the paneer cubes, stir and allow it to ... «HungryForever, Jul 15»
9
The Sunny Side: 5 Delicious Parsi Recipes to Making Eggs
Many people make it with spinach, but we prefer methi (fenugreek). You can substitute the methi with any non-leafy vegetable also, including ... «NDTV, Jul 15»
10
Bio slurry pellet method of rice cultivation to increase production
He also added 25 gram fenugreek paste (for bonding the mixture) as well as 5 gram each of Pseudomonas and Azospirillum with a kg of bio ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Fenugreek [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/fenugreek>. Jul 2019 ».
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z