Definition of Benniseed
1. Noun. Small oval seeds of the sesame plant.
Terms within: Sesame Oil
Generic synonyms: Flavorer, Flavoring, Flavourer, Flavouring, Seasoner, Seasoning
Group relationships: Benne, Benni, Benny, Sesame, Sesamum Indicum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Benniseed
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Literary usage of Benniseed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Agricultural Research Policy in Nigeria by Francis Sulemanu Idachaba (1980)
"As shown in Table 28, Samaru is a suitable location for groundnut, cotton, millet, and sorghum research but not for melons and benniseed. ..."
2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1891)
"In addition to the above products of the country there are many minor articles of commerce, such as benniseed, ground nuts, and dyes, while the most ..."
3. The African Repository by American Colonization Society (1870)
"The products are hides, palm-oil, ginger, cam-wood, arrow-root, peanuts, benniseed, (from which an oil is expressed,) and timber. From the depreciation of ..."
4. The Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society by Manchester Geographical Society (1891)
"... groundnuts, sugar, indigo, spices, pepper, benniseed, cocoa-nuts, kolo-nuts, cocoa, coffee, tobacco, lemons, pine-apples, melons, limes, and guavas. ..."
5. Highways of Commerce: The Ocean Lines, Railways, Canals, and Other Trade by United States Bureau of Foreign Commerce (1899)
"By the second route, palm kernels, rubber, benniseed, cola nuts, rice, etc. By the third route, rubber and cola nuts, a little ivory, and a small quantity ..."
6. Proceedings of the Royal Colonial Institute by Royal Empire Society, London (1876)
"We assert, and challenge Sir Arthur to deny, that, by official statistics, it is shown that four- fifths of the ground-nuts, palm kernels, and benniseed, ..."