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benne definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: East Indian annual erect herb; source of sesame seed or benniseed and sesame oil [syn: sesame, benne, benni, benny, Sesamum indicum]

Merriam Webster's

also bene noun Etymology: of African origin; akin to Malinke b?ne sesame Date: 1769 sesame 1

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Benne Ben"ne, n. [Malay bijen.] (Bot.) The name of two plants (Sesamum orientale and S. indicum), originally Asiatic; -- also called oil plant. From their seeds an oil is expressed, called benne oil, used mostly for making soap. In the southern United States the seeds are used in candy.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Sesame, oil-plant, tilseed, vangloe, bene.




 


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