Benedictine

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From French bénédictin, from Latin benedictus, named after Italian 6th century Saint Benedict of Nursia (Latin: Benedictus Nursiae). Recorded in English from the 17th century.

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Benedictine (plural Benedictines)

  1. A monk or nun belonging to the order founded by Saint Benedict of Nursia.
  2. A type of liqueur originating from the Benedictine cloister of Fécamp in France, made from cognac together with herb and spice extracts.

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Benedictine (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to St. Benedict of Nursia.
  2. Of or pertaining to the Benedictine Order.

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