tahini
noun Etymology: Arabic dialect ṭaḥīna, from ṭaḥana to grind Date: 1950 a smooth paste of sesame seeds

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  • Tahini — Le tahini, tahina, téhina ou tahiné est une crème de sésame, préparation orientale faite à partir de graines de sésame pressés, mélangée avec un peu d eau, jusqu à obtenir une pâte lisse. Le tahini est très riche en calcium et en phosphore et a… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • tahini — [tä hē′nē] n. [< Ar ṭaḥīnī, mealy < ṭaḥīn, flour, meal < ṭaḥana, to grind] a food paste made from ground sesame seeds …   English World dictionary

  • tahini — from Arabic tahina, from tahana to grind or crush …   Etymology dictionary

  • Tahini — For the Tahina Palm tree, see Tahina Palm. Tahini dip Tahini, jar 453g. (Nat …   Wikipedia

  • tahini — /teuh hee nee, tah /, n. Middle Eastern Cookery. a paste made of ground sesame seeds. [1895 1900; < Levantine Ar tahine, deriv. of tahan grind] * * * ▪ food       paste of crushed sesame seeds that is widely used in Middle (Middle East) Eastern… …   Universalium

  • tahini — /təˈhini/ (say tuh heenee) noun 1. a paste used in Middle Eastern dishes, made from ground sesame seeds. 2. Also, tahini sauce. a sauce used in Middle Eastern dishes, made from tahini seasoned with lemon juice and sometimes pepper, garlic, etc.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Tahini — Tahina im Glas Die Tahina [tˤɒˈħiːna] (arabisch ‏طحينة‎, DMG ṭaḥīna), auch Tahini oder Tahin, ist eine Paste aus feingemahlenen Sesamkörnern. Tahina stammt aus der arabischen Küche und ist eine Grundzutat …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tahinî — is., Ar. ṭaḥīnī 1) Tahin rengi 2) sf. Bu renkte olan …   Çağatay Osmanlı Sözlük

  • tahini — noun A paste made from ground sesame seeds; used to make hummus, baba ghanoush etc …   Wiktionary

  • tahini — n. (Culinary) thick and smooth paste prepared from ground sesame seeds (popular in the Middle East) …   English contemporary dictionary

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