- the sesame plant.
Origin of til
Borrowed into English from Hindi around 1830–40
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- another name for sesame, esp a variety grown in India
C19: from Hindi, from Sanskrit tilá sesame
Word Origin and History for tils
variant of till (prep.) or short for until.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper