What is another word for sesamum?

4 synonyms found


[ sˈɛsaməm], [ sˈɛsaməm], [ s_ˈɛ_s_a_m_ə_m]

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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Sesame is a flowering plant in the legume family, Fabaceae. It is a monocot, with a single leaf and flowers that are pollinated by bees. The plant grows up to 1.5 meters tall, and the seeds are used to make sesame oil, sesame seeds, and sesame paste (which is the most common application of sesame). Sesame is native to the Near East and Africa, and grows in a wide range of climates. Worldwide, sesame is cultivated on over forty million hectares.

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