HyperDic: sesame

English > 1 sense of the word sesame:
NOUNplantsesame, benne, benni, benny, Sesamum indicumEast Indian annual erect herb
sesame > pronunciation
Soundsseh'sahmiy
Rhymesacademy ... yummy: 83 rhymes with miy...
English > sesame: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningEast Indian annual erect herb; source of sesame seed or benniseed and sesame oil.
Synonymsbenne, benni, benny, Sesamum indicum
Member ofSesamum, genus SesamumTropical African and Indian herbs
Partssesame seed, benniseedsmall oval seeds of the sesame plant
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Spanishajonjolí, alegría, sésamo, sesamum indicum
Catalanalegria, sèsam, sesamum indicum, Sesamum indicum

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