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σήσα^μον , τό, Lacon. σάἁμον IG5(1).364.9:—
A.seed or fruit of the sesame-plant, Hippon.36 (pl.), Sol.40 (pl.), Hdt.1.193, 3.48, 117, Ar. V.676(pl.), Thphr.HP8.1.1, OGI55.16 (Telmessus, iii B.C.), PCair.Zen.787.21 (iii B.C.), etc.: ς. ἄγριον,= κίκι, Ps.-Dsc.4.161.
2. τὰ ς. the sesame-market, Moer.p.351P.
II. = σησάμη, sesame plant, Ar.Av.159 (pl.), X.An.1.2.22, etc.; ἀλείφεσθαι ἐκ τοῦ ς., i.e. with sesame-oil, Str.16.1.20; cf. σήσαμος.
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    • Aristophanes, Birds, 159
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 676
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.193
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.48
    • Strabo, Geography, 16.1.20
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 1.2.22
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