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ben•e•dict



Pronunciation: (ben'i-dikt), [key]
n.
a newly married man, esp. one who has been long a bachelor.

Ben•e•dict



Pronunciation: (ben'i-dikt), [key]
n.
1. Ruth (Fulton), 1887–1948, U.S. writer and anthropologist.
2. Saint, a.d. 480?–543?, Italian monk: founded Benedictine order.
3. Stanley Ros•si•ter Pronunciation: (ros'i-tur), [key] 1884–1936, U.S. biochemist.
4. a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “blessed.”

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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