: sesame
Sesame or til is a popular spice that is used in myriad ways to create lip-smacking delicacies across the globe, but did you know that you can also use it to take care of your hair?Plavaneeta Borah
… suggests the application of til oil for healing wounds, relieving joint pains and for controlling premature greying of hair.Surbhi Kapila

Word History


Hindi & Urdu, from Sanskrit tila

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of til was in 1840

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Cite this Entry

“Til.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/til. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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