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ben•ja•min



Pronunciation: (ben'ju-mun), [key]
n.
benzoin1 (def. 2).

Ben•ja•min



Pronunciation: (ben'ju-mun), [key]
n.
1. the youngest son of Jacob and Rachel, and the brother of Joseph. Gen. 35:18.
2. one of the 12 tribes of ancient Israel traditionally descended from him.
3. Asher, 1773–1845, U.S. architect and writer.
4. Judah Philip, 1811–84, Confederate statesman.
5. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “son of the right.”

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

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