tahini

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ta·hi·ni

 (tə-hē′nē)
n.
A thick paste made from ground sesame seeds.

[From the colloquial Levantine pronunciation of Arabic ṭaḥīna, from ṭaḥīn, flour, from ṭaḥana, to grind; see ṭḥn in Semitic roots.]

tahini

(təˈhiːnɪ) or

tahina

n
(Cookery) a paste made from sesame seeds originating in the Middle East, often used as an ingredient of hummus and other dips
[from Arabic]

ta•hi•ni

(təˈhi ni, tɑ-)

n.
a food paste made of ground sesame seeds.
[1895–1900; < Levantine Arabic ṭaḥīne, derivative of ṭaḥan grind]

tahini

A paste made from sesame seeds. Used in Middle Eastern sauces and dips.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tahini - a thick Middle Eastern paste made from ground sesame seeds
paste, spread - a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers or used in preparing other dishes
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tahini

tahini

n no plTahina f, → Sesampaste f