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sesame oil

noun
1.
a yellow oil expressed from the seeds of the sesame, used in cooking, as a vehicle for medicines, and in the manufacture of margarine, soap, and cosmetics.
Origin of sesame oil
1865-1870
1865-70
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  • sesame-oil is mentioned by Pliny in many places as in use in India for medicinal purposes: as, xiii.

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