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See sesame.

[Wolof and Malinke bene.]


1. (Plants) another name for sesame
2. (Plants) benne oil the edible oil obtained from sesame seeds
[C18: from Malay bene; compare Bambara bene]


(ˈbɛn i)

the sesame plant or its seeds.
[1760–70, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.benne - East Indian annual erect herbbenne - East Indian annual erect herb; source of sesame seed or benniseed and sesame oil
benniseed, sesame seed - small oval seeds of the sesame plant
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Sesamum, Sesamum - tropical African and Indian herbs
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De son cote, Farouk Benna, chef de service de la radiologie a l'Institut Salah Azaiez, a indique que le nombre des malades atteints du cancer en Tunisie est en hausse soutenue, en particulier, le cancer du sein, du colon et des poumons.
Roeddwn i wedi cael gitar a gostiodd bunt a chweigian yn yr hen arian a dechrau dysgu'r cords oddi ar lyfrau a chaneuon Bob Dylan yn benna.
This is an update of an article originally published by Steven Benna.
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The programme is supervised by Dr Benna Buzaboon, a domestic violence expert, and will be implemented in three stages.
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Benyounes, a la tete d'une delegation algerienne, composee de differents secteurs, a eu, en marge des travaux de cette conference, des entretiens avec le ministre qatari de l'Environnement, Cheikh Abdellah Ben Moubarek El Madhadi, et la ministre tunisienne de l'Environnement, MmeMemia Benna Zayani, a-t-on ajoute de meme source.
Memia Benna Zayani, Swiss ambassador in Tunisia, Pierre Coubernous, and the representative the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Tunisia, Mrs.