Definition of Jinjili
1. a type of sesame [n -S] - See also: sesame
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jinjili
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Literary usage of Jinjili
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Province of Burma: A Report Prepared on Behalf of the University of Chicago by Alleyne Ireland (1907)
"Under vegetable oils the three principal items are earth-nut oil, til, or jinjili, and cocoanut oil. The first is a product of the earth-nut, ..."
2. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"There is good reason for believing that a considerable portion of the olive oil of commerce is but the jinjili, or the ground nut, oil of India, ..."
3. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1885)
"... jinjili (sesamum), seed, silk goods, raw sugar, pickled tea, and timber. The total value of trade with British Burma, for the three years ending 1881, ..."
4. The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by Trinidad Hermenegildo Pardo de Tavera, Jerome Beers Thomas (1901)
"... Indo-Eng. (Benne Oil, Til Oil, jinjili Oil.) USES.—The leaves are emollient and in. the Philippines, India and the Southern States of North America they ..."
5. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1893)
"... in soap manufacture, and as a lamp oil; From 80000 to 90000 gallons of the oil are shipped from India annually under the name of Til or jinjili oil, ..."
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