[ til, teel ]
/ tɪl, til /
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the sesame plant.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Also teel [teel] /til/ .
Origin of til
Borrowed into English from Hindi around 1830–40
Other definitions for til (2 of 3)
Origin of 'til
Aphetic variant of until
words often confused with 'til
Other definitions for til (3 of 3)
today I learned.
Origin of TIL
From its use in digital communications
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British Dictionary definitions for til
/ (tɪl, tiːl) /
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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