Benedict

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Etymology[edit]

From Saint Benedict, founder of the Benedictine Order, from Late Latin benedictus ‎(blessed, well spoken of), from Latin benedīcō ‎(I bless, I speak well of).

Proper noun[edit]

Benedict

  1. A male given name, particularly of the sixth-century founder of the Benedictine order, and of several popes.
  2. A patronymic surname​.
  3. A city/village in Kansas.
  4. A census-designated place in Maryland.
  5. A village in Nebraska.
  6. A city/village in North Dakota.

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Proper noun[edit]

Benedict m ‎(genitive Benedicts)

  1. A male given name, a less common spelling of Benedikt