meaning of Benne

Benne meaning in General Dictionary

The name of two flowers Sesamum orientale and Sesamum indicum originally Asiatic also referred to as oil plant From their seeds an oil is expressed known as benne oil or sesame oil utilized mainly for making soap into the south United States the seeds are employed in candy

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  • East Indian annual erect natural herb; way to obtain sesame seed or benniseed and sesame oil
  • The name of two plants (Sesamum orientale and S. indicum), initially Asiatic; -- also referred to as oil-plant. From their seeds an oil is expressed, known as benne oil, utilized mostly in making detergent. Within the south united states of america the seeds are employed in candy.

Benne meaning in Cooking Dictionary

Term utilized generally within the south united states of america for sesame seeds, and to describe dishes containing sesame, e.g., benne brittle or benne wafers (sesame snacks).


Benne - French to English

(colliery) truck

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  • dump vehicle [esp. Am.]

Benne meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The name of two plants (Sesamum orientale and S. indicum), originally Asiatic; -- also referred to as oil plant. From their particular seeds an oil is expressed, known as benne oil, made use of mainly to make soap. Into the south united states of america the seeds are used in candy.