Definition: Meaning of, sesame in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈsɛsəmi /

  • noun
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Singular Plural
  1. a tropical plant grown for its seeds and oil and used in cooking
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sesame used in phrases

  • Sesame Street
    1. one of the most popular and admired television programmes for young children, made in the US and also shown in the UK and other countries. It teaches children about numbers, letters etc in an amusing way, and it also deals with social questions such as RACISM and attitudes to people who are DISABLED . The characters who appear in the programme include BIG BIRD, KERMIT THE FROG, OSCAR THE GROUCH, and the COOKIE MONSTER .
  • open sesame (noun)
    1. an easy way to achieve something that is usually very difficult
  • sesame family (noun)
    1. the family of plants of order Polemoniales
  • sesame oil (noun)
    1. oil obtained from sesame seeds
  • sesame seed (noun)
    1. small oval seeds of the sesame plant
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