What is Sesame ?

Sesame is (noun) 1. a plant with small flat seeds that are used in cooking, sometimes scattered on top of bread or cakes, or to make oil 2. open sesame words, spo- ken by a magician, which are supposed to make something open magically The boy said ‘Open, sesame’ and the rock rolled away to reveal a cave full of gold.


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level