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Possibly via French and/or Latin, named after the founder, Italian 6th century Saint Benedictus of Nursia
- recorded in English only since the 17th century
Benedictine (plural Benedictines)
- A monk or nun belonging to the order founded by Saint Benedict of Nursia.
- A liqueur made from Cognac (French brandy) together with herbs and spices
See also 
Benedictine (not comparable)
of or pertaining to St. Benedict of Nursia
- “Benedictine” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).