Definitions for Benedictineˌbɛn ɪˈdɪk tɪn, -tin, -taɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Benedictine(noun)

    a monk or nun belonging to the order founded by Saint Benedict

  2. benedictine(adj)

    a French liqueur originally made by Benedictine monks

  3. Benedictine(adj)

    of or relating to Saint Benedict or his works

  4. Benedictine(adj)

    of or relating to the Benedictines

Wiktionary

  1. Benedictine(Noun)

    A monk or nun belonging to the order founded by Saint Benedict of Nursia.

  2. Benedictine(Noun)

    A liqueur made from Cognac (French brandy) together with herbs and spices

  3. Benedictine(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to St. Benedict of Nursia.

  4. Benedictine(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Benedictine Order.

  5. Origin: Possibly via and/or , named after the founder, Italian 6th century Saint Benedictus of Nursia

Webster Dictionary

  1. Benedictine(adj)

    pertaining to the monks of St. Benedict, or St. Benet

  2. Benedictine(noun)

    one of a famous order of monks, established by St. Benedict of Nursia in the sixth century. This order was introduced into the United States in 1846

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