Definition of Tahina

1. an oily paste [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tahina

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

Literary usage of Tahina

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1. Researches Into the Physical History of Mankind by James Cowles Prichard (1847)
"Most verbs either end in a radically, or take some syllable ending in a, as ca, ma, va, ta, &c., or the word tahina, to make them verbs. ..."

2. Egypt by Jack Altman (2000)
"... spicy pickled vegetables, often also served as an accompanying condiment to a main dish; tahina, a tangy puree of sesame seed; ..."

3. Yorke the Adventurer, and Other Stories by Louis Becke (1901)
""Ay, tahina,1 they grow thickly and wild," he replied, with some inflection of sadness in his voice; " long, long ago, before my father's father lived, ..."

4. Yorke the Adventurer, and Other Stories by Louis Becke (1901)
""Ay, tahina,i they grow thickly and wild," he replied, with some inflection of sadness in his voice; " long, long ago, before my father's father lived, ..."

5. A New Malagasy-English Dictionary by James Richardson (1885)
"Blessed of Ood ; benefited by another. tahina, r pate. (Imp. tult'm.) To be blessed or benefited. ..."

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