S Indicum
Sesame Ses"a*me, n. [L. sesamum, sesama, Gr. ????, ???: cf. F. s['e]same.] (Bot.) Either of two annual herbaceous plants of the genus {Sesamum} ({S. Indicum}, and {S. orientale}), from the seeds of which an oil is expressed; also, the small obovate, flattish seeds of these plants, sometimes used as food. See {Benne}. [1913 Webster]

{Open Sesame}, the magical command which opened the door of the robber's den in the Arabian Nights' tale of ``The Forty Thieves;'' hence, a magical password.

{Sesame grass}. (Bot.) Same as {Gama grass}. [1913 Webster]


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  • S orientale — Sesame Ses a*me, n. [L. sesamum, sesama, Gr. ????, ???: cf. F. s[ e]same.] (Bot.) Either of two annual herbaceous plants of the genus {Sesamum} ({S. Indicum}, and {S. orientale}), from the seeds of which an oil is expressed; also, the small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • INDICUM — apud Plin l. 35. c. 6. E liquidis coloribus, quos a dominis dari diximus (pingenti) propter magnitudinem pretii, ante omnes est prupurissum, e creta argentaria; Ab hoc maxima auctoritas Indico. Ex India venit, harundinum spumae adhaerescente limo …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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  • Schistosoma indicum — was discovered by the British scientist Dr R. E. Montgomery, in 1906, from a horse from Mukteswar, Uttar Pradesh, India. This blood fluke causes hepato intestinal schistosomiasis in many domestic animals (sheep, goat, water buffalo, cattle, camel …   Wikipedia

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  • SOLANUM INDICUM L. - ПАСЛЕН ИНДИЙСКИЙ — см. 851. ПолуКустарник. S. indicum L. П. индийский Sp. pl. (1753) 187. Burkill (1935) 2043. Dalziel (1937) 433. S y n. Культ. формы под разн. назв. S. anomalum Thonn. Irvine (1948) 205; S. gemifolium Thonn.; S. distichum Thonn.; S. senegambicum… …   Справочник растений

  • SESAMUM INDICUM L. - КУНЖУТ (СЕЗАМ) ИНДИЙСКИЙ (ЯРОВОЙ И ОЗИМЫЙ) — см. 870. Однолетнее растение. S. indicum L. Кунжут (сезам) индийский (яровой и озимый) Sp. pl. (1753) 634. Культ. фл. 7 (1941) 339. Павлов (1947). Жуковский (1950). Hodge (1955) 101. Бахтеев (1960) 214, рис. S y n. S. orientale L.; S. luteum Retz …   Справочник растений

  • SANDORICUM INDICUM CAV. - САНДОРИК ИНДИЙСКИЙ — см. 533. Дерево. S. indicum Cav. С. индийский Diss. 4(1787) 359, Т. 202, 203. Burkill (1935) 1946. Wealth of India 6 (1962) 30, f. S у n. Melia koetjape Burm. f.; Trichilia nervosa Vahl.; Sandoricum ternatum Blanco; S. koetjape Merr. М е с т н. н …   Справочник растений

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