sesame seed
benni enni n. an East Indian annual erect herb ({Sesamum indicum}); the source of {sesame seed} or {benniseed} and {sesame oil}. Same as {benne}

Syn: sesame, benne, benny. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sesame — /ses euh mee/, n. 1. a tropical, herbaceous plant, Sesamum indicum, whose small oval seeds are edible and yield an oil. 2. the seeds themselves, used to add flavor to bread, crackers, etc. 3. See open sesame. Also called benne (for defs. 1, 2).… …   Universalium

  • sesame oil — noun oil obtained from sesame seeds • Hypernyms: ↑vegetable oil, ↑oil • Substance Holonyms: ↑sesame seed, ↑benniseed * * * noun 1. : a pale yellow bland semidrying fatty oil obtained from sesame seeds and used chiefly as an edible oil (as in …   Useful english dictionary

  • sesame oil — benni enni n. an East Indian annual erect herb ({Sesamum indicum}); the source of {sesame seed} or {benniseed} and {sesame oil}. Same as {benne} Syn: sesame, benne, benny. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sesame cake — sezamų išspaudos statusas Aprobuotas sritis pašarai apibrėžtis Šalutinis aliejaus gamybos spaudimo būdu produktas iš indinio sezamo (Sesamum indicum) sėklų. Druskos rūgštyje netirpių pelenų – ne daugiau kaip 5 proc. atitikmenys: angl. sesame… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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