sesame oil

noun

Definition of sesame oil

: a pale yellow bland semidrying fatty oil obtained from sesame seeds and used chiefly as an edible oil, as a vehicle for various pharmaceuticals, and in cosmetics and soaps

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Recent Examples on the Web Orient Express Pumpkin Seeds: 1 tablespoon soy sauce, ¼ teaspoon ginger, 1 teaspoon honey, and substitute ½ tablespoon vegetable oil and ½ tablespoon sesame oil instead of all vegetable oil. Beth Segal, cleveland, "Pandemic Halloween party: Turning pumpkins into jack o’ lanterns with your pod…Plus snacks," 15 Oct. 2020 Add in soy sauce, chicken stock, sesame oil, honey, sriracha and salt and pepper to taste. Alex Darus, cleveland, "8 football snack recipes that will make you want to stay home this Sunday," 6 Oct. 2020 Many namul, or seasoned vegetable, preparations require just a quick steam or boil before tossing in sesame oil, garlic and salt. Eric Kim, New York Times, "A Spread Worthy of Royalty," 28 Sep. 2020 Add the eggs, 1/3 cup of sugar, salt, canola oil, and sesame oil. Beth Segal, cleveland, "Northeast Ohio’s apple harvest is ripe for the picking," 17 Sep. 2020 Add peas, carrots, coconut aminos, and sesame oil and toss to combine. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "Celebrate National Family Meals Month with Delicious, Good-For-You Dinners," 14 Sep. 2020 Heat toasted sesame oil in a large stockpot over medium. Ana Calderone, PEOPLE.com, "Selena Gomez Dishes on Her Favorite 'Comfort Foods' and Learning to Cook in Quarantine," 27 Aug. 2020 Mix onion, garlic, scallion, rice syrup, soy sauce, gochugaru, sesame oil and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl until well combined. Paul Stephen, ExpressNews.com, "Recipe: Bulgogi-Style Eggplant," 19 Aug. 2020 Mix 2 tablespoons of noodle water with sesame oil in a serving bowl. cleveland, "Easy Thai-inspired dish has a slightly spicy edge," 13 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of sesame oil

1870, in the meaning defined above

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21 Oct 2020

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“Sesame oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sesame%20oil. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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sesame oil

noun

Medical Definition of sesame oil

: a pale yellow bland semidrying fatty oil obtained from sesame seeds and used chiefly as an edible oil, as a vehicle for various pharmaceuticals, and in cosmetics and soaps

called also benne oil, teel oil

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