σήσαμον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Aramaic שושמא (šūššmā), shortening of שומשומא (šumššemā), from Akkadian (Assyrian) [script needed] (šamaššammū), [script needed] (šamaššammi, literally oil plant), compound of [script needed] (šaman, oil) and [script needed] (šammu, plant).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

σήσᾰμον (sḗsamonn (genitive σησᾰ́μου); second declension

  1. sesame

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