What is another word for sesamum?

Pronunciation: [sˈɛsaməm] (IPA)

Sesamum is a plant species that produces small, oval-shaped seeds known as sesame seeds. There are numerous synonyms for sesamum depending on the region and the language used. Some commonly used synonyms include til, gingelly, benne, and simsim. In India, the word til is more commonly used to refer to sesame seeds. In African countries, like Ethiopia and Egypt, sesamum seeds are called simsim. In the southern United States, benne is a term used to describe toasted sesame seeds used in cuisine. In the end, regardless of the word used, sesamum remains a versatile ingredient used in a wide range of dishes.

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Usage examples for Sesamum

sesamum Indicum, L. Nom.
"The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines"
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
They arrive loaded with American sheeting, brandy, gunpowder, muskets, beads, English cottons, brass-wire, china-ware, and other notions, and depart with ivory, gum-copal, cloves, hides, cowries, sesamum, pepper, and cocoa-nut oil.
"How I Found Livingstone"
Sir Henry M. Stanley
The sesamum ignosco, of which the incense-sticks are made, covers some hills to the exclusion of all else.
"Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan"
Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)

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