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See also: benet and benêt



From Ecclesiastical Latin, Late Latin Benedictus, from benedictus (blessed; well spoken of), from Latin benedico. Cf. beneit. Compare Occitan Beneset, French Benoît, Italian Benedetto, Spanish Benito, Portuguese Bento.

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Benet m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Benedict

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