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ramtil

[ram-til] /ˈræm tɪl/
noun
Origin of ramtil
1855-1860
1855-60; perhaps < Bengali
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British Dictionary definitions for ramtil

ramtil

/ˈræmtɪl/
noun
1.
an African plant, Guizotia abyssinica, grown in India: family Asteraceae (composites)
2.
Also called Niger seed. the seed of this plant, used as a source of oil and a bird food
Word Origin
C19: from Hindi, from Sanskrit rāma black + tila sesame
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