Definition of tahini
: a smooth paste of sesame seeds
Recent Examples of tahini from the Web
The burger itself includes both red and green bell peppers, chickpeas, and seasonings such as tahini, superfoods garlic and turmeric, and coriander.
Replace the tahini with almond butter, cashew butter or peanut butter.
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Origin and Etymology of tahini
Arabic dialect ṭaḥīna, from ṭaḥana to grind
First Known Use: 1950
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