gingelly

noun
gin·​gel·​ly
variants: or less commonly jinjili \ ˈjinjəlē \
plural gingellies also jinjilis

Definition of gingelly

: sesame seed

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History and Etymology for gingelly

Hindi & Marathi jinjalī, from Arabic juljulān

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“Gingelly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gingelly. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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