What does Benedictine mean?

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    a French liqueur originally made by Benedictine monks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


  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Benedictine

    ben-e-dik′tin, adj. pertaining to St Benedict or his monastic rule.—n. a Black Friar or monk of the order founded at Monte Cassino by St Benedict of Nursia (480-543), which became famous for its learning: a cordial or liqueur resembling Chartreuse, distilled at Fécamp in Normandy—once distilled by Benedictine monks.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Benedictine in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Benedictine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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