benta

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bento (holy), from Old Portuguese bẽeyto, from Latin benedictus (blessed), perfect passive participle of benedicō (I bless), from bene (well) + dīco (I say).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

benta f (plural bentas)

  1. feminine equivalent of bento
  2. (Portugal) a nasty looking boil or wart

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Adjective[edit]

benta f sg

  1. Feminine singular of adjective bento.