from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Roman Catholic Church A monk or nun belonging to the order founded by Saint Benedict of Nursia.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A monk or nun belonging to the order founded by Saint Benedict of Nursia.
- n. A liqueur made from Cognac (French brandy) together with herbs and spices
- adj. Of or pertaining to St. Benedict of Nursia.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Benedictine Order.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to the monks of St. Benedict, or St. Benet.
- n. One of a famous order of monks, established by St. Benedict of Nursia in the sixth century. This order was introduced into the United States in 1846.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to St. Benedict, or to the order of monks or the monastic rule originating from him.
- n. A member of an order of monks founded at Monte Cassino, between Rome and Naples, by St. Benedict of Nursia, about a. d. 530.
- n. A cordial or liqueur, resembling chartreuse, distilled at Fécamp in Normandy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to Saint Benedict or his works
- adj. of or relating to the Benedictines
- n. a monk or nun belonging to the order founded by Saint Benedict
- n. a French liqueur originally made by Benedictine monks
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"Benedictine" - an enthusiast for Benedict XVI's liturgical reforms.
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