Definition of Beniseed
1. sesame seed [n -S]
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Literary usage of Beniseed
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1. British Nigeria: A Geographical and Historical Description of the British by Augustus Ferryman Mockler-Ferryman (1902)
"The bark yields excellent fibre for paper-making, etc. Fruit acid with medicinal properties. It is in leaf and flower during the rains. beniseed ..."
2. Catalogue of the British Colonies by Great Britain (1878)
"Three samples of Beans used for food. CLASS 76.—FATTY SUBSTANCES USED AS FOOD. Lagos Commission. Palm Oil. Palm Kernel Oil. Egusi Oil. beniseed Oil. ..."
3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1884)
"... principal exports, besides those above mentioned, consist of ground-nuts, shea- butter, beniseed, and ivory. Tola, on the Benue, 750 miles from the sea. ..."
4. The African Repository by American Colonization Society (1866)
"The natives to the north of the settlements are chiefly Mandin- gos. They cultivate the ground nut, and bring also to the Colony beniseed. ..."
5. A Historical Geography of the British Colonies by Charles Prestwood Lucas (1894)
"The tribes to the north and east cultivate ground nuts, beniseed, and rice; while those on the south make palm oil and shell palm kernels for the market. ..."
6. From the Niger to the Nile by Boyd Alexander (1907)
"The supply of beniseed, which is an important product in the trade of the Niger Company, is entirely dependent on the Munchi, who bring it in or not as they ..."
7. A Naturalist in Mid-Africa: Being an Account of a Journey to the Mountains by George Francis Scott Elliot (1896)
"Sesame, beniseed (Sesamum Indicum).—This plant is abundant though local in East Africa. It is probably capable of cultivation on an extended scale, ..."
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