bento

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 弁当 (bentō).

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Noun[edit]

bento (uncountable)

  1. a Japanese takeaway lunch served in a box

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Noun[edit]

bento m

  1. wind

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese beento, bẽeyto, from Ecclesiastical Latin benedictus, perfect passive participle of benedīcō (I speak well (of)). Cognate of bendito.

Adjective[edit]

bento m (feminine benta, plural bentos, feminine plural bentas; comparable)

  1. holy, sacred;
    Água benta. — “Holy water.

Etymology 2[edit]

From the name of the founder, Saint Benedict of Nursia (Portuguese: São Bento).

Noun[edit]

bento m (plural bentos)

  1. Benedictine monk.