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ˌbɛn ɪˈdɪk tɪn, -tin, -taɪnBene·dic·tine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Benedictinenoun

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

  2. benedictineadjective

    a French liqueur originally made by Benedictine monks

  3. Benedictineadjective

    of or relating to Saint Benedict or his works

  4. Benedictineadjective

    of or relating to the Benedictines

Wiktionary

  1. Benedictinenoun

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

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

  2. Benedictinenoun

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

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

  3. Benedictineadjective

    Of or pertaining to St. Benedict of Nursia.

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

  4. Benedictineadjective

    Of or pertaining to the Benedictine Order.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Benedictineadjective

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

  2. Benedictinenoun

    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.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Benedictine

    A liqueur made at the Benedictine monastery at Fécamp.

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Numerology

  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

Examples of Benedictine in a Sentence

  1. Manda Forster:

    And it makes sense that the later Benedictine monastery was built on the site of its Anglo-Saxon predecessor.

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