a tropical, herbaceous plant, Sesamum indicum, whose small oval seeds are edible and yield an oil.
the seeds themselves, used to add flavor to bread, crackers, etc.
a tropical herbaceous plant, Sesamum indicum, of the East Indies, cultivated, esp in India, for its small oval seeds: family Pedaliaceae
the seeds of this plant, used in flavouring bread and yielding an edible oil (benne oil or gingili)
noun 1. a yellow oil expressed from the seeds of the sesame, used in cooking, as a vehicle for medicines, and in the manufacture of margarine, soap, and cosmetics.
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“Sesame Street” definition An educational television program for preschool children, particularly aimed at disadvantaged children, that began in the late 1960s. “Sesame Street” teaches awareness of letters and numbers and combines live actors, animation, and puppets (Muppets) in a great number of small segments, many of them musical.
adjective, Anatomy. 1. shaped like a sesame seed, as certain small nodular bones and cartilages. adjective (anatomy) 1. of or relating to various small bones formed in tendons, such as the patella 2. of or relating to any of various small cartilages, esp those of the nose sesamoid ses·a·moid (sěs’ə-moid’) adj. Resembling a sesame seed […]
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