ˈsesəmə̇n sometimes -ezə-
plural -s
: a crystalline cyclic ether C20H18O6 that is obtained especially from sesame oil and is a powerful synergist for pyrethrum insecticides

Word History


Latin sesamum sesame + International Scientific Vocabulary -in

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“Sesamin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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