benne

noun
ben·​ne | \ˈbe-nē \
variants: or less commonly bene

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First Known Use of benne

1769, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for benne

of African origin; akin to Malinke bĕne sesame

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benne

noun
ben·​ne
variants: or bene \ ˈben-​ē \

Medical Definition of benne 

: sesame

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