1. sesame

noun. ['ˈsɛsəmi'] East Indian annual erect herb; source of sesame seed or benniseed and sesame oil.


  • Sesamum indicum
  • herb
  • herbaceous plant
  • genus Sesamum
  • benny
  • Sesamum
  • benni
  • benniseed
  • benne

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Rhymes with Sesame

  • academy
  • alchemy
  • anatomy
  • anomie
  • appendectomy
  • archenemy
  • astronomy
  • autonomy
  • autonomy
  • barthelemy
  • bellamy
  • bellomy
  • blasphemy
  • burgamy
  • cheramie
  • dichotomy
  • economy
  • economy
  • enemy
  • epitome

How do you pronounce sesame?

Pronounce sesame as ˈsɛsəmi.

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Sentences with sesame

1. Noun, singular or mass
Take the sauce off the stove and stir in the pine nuts and sesame seeds.

2. Adjective
Combine orange juice, orange zest, ginger, tamari, honey and sesame oil in a large bowl.

Quotes about sesame

1. You're an investigator - can't nobody find stuff out like a woman. Y'all put the police to shame, make the little investigative tricks they show on CSI and Law & Order: SVU look like counting lessons on Sesame Street.
- Steve Harvey, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment