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- 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 type of liqueur originating from the Benedictine cloister of Fécamp in France, made from cognac together with herb and spice extracts.
monk or nun
Benedictine (not comparable)
of or pertaining to St. Benedict of Nursia
of or pertaining to the Benedictine Order
- “Benedictine” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).