til

[ til, teel ]
/ tɪl, til /

noun

the sesame plant.

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Also teel [teel] /til/ .

Origin of til

Borrowed into English from Hindi around 1830–40

Definition for til (2 of 3)

'til
[ til ]
/ tɪl /

preposition, conjunction

Origin of 'til

Aphetic variant of until

words often confused with 'til

See till1.

Definition for til (3 of 3)

TIL

or til


abbreviation

today I learned.

Origin of TIL

From its use in digital communications
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British Dictionary definitions for til

til
/ (tɪl, tiːl) /

noun

another name for sesame, esp a variety grown in India

Word Origin for til

C19: from Hindi, from Sanskrit tilá sesame
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