fenugreek: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fen'yoo-grēk", fen'oo-), [key]
— n.
  1. a plant, Trigonella foenum-graecum, of the legume family, indigenous to western Asia, but extensively cultivated elsewhere, chiefly for forage and for its mucilaginous seeds, which are used in medicine.
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