Definition of Tahini

1. Noun. A thick Middle Eastern paste made from ground sesame seeds.

Generic synonyms: Paste, Spread



Definition of Tahini

1. Noun. A paste made from ground sesame seeds; used to make hummus, baba ghanoush etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tahini

1. a paste of sesame seeds [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tahini

tagua nut
tagua palm
taguan
taguans
taguas
taguicati
tah-tah
tah tah
taha
tahaleb
tahas
tahil
tahils
tahina
tahinas
tahini (current term)
tahinis
tahoka daisy
tahr
tahrs
tahsil
tahsildar
tahsildars
tahsils
tai-chi
tai chi
tai chi chuan
tai chi chuans
tai chis
taiaha

Literary usage of Tahini

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1. Syria Lebanon by Wolfgang Gockel, Helga Bruns (1998)
"There's also tahini (a puree of raw sesame seeds) and hit/minis (chickpea puree). All of these dishes are garnished with tahini sauce ..."

2. Miami & the Florida Keys Alive!by Lisa Simundson by Lisa Simundson (2001)
"For a sample of several tastes, try the Middle East combo with tabbouleh (bulgar wheat salad), tahini (ground sesame), spicy Turkish salad, and hummus/baba ..."

3. The Artichoke Trail: A Guide to Vegetarian Restaurants, Organic Food Stores by James Frost (2000)
"... scallions, tomatoes, mint and parsley. tahini - Used as an ingredient in many Middle Eastern dishes, tahini is a thick paste made from ground sesame ..."

4. Malamalama School's Rainbow Cookbook: Recipes from Around the World by Hawaii Malamalama School (Keaau (1993)
"Press garlic and lemon juice into tahini (any kind) and whip up by hand. Add eggplant and mix thoroughly with hands. Add salt. Spread on platter and top ..."

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