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Benedictine

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noun Ben·e·dic·tine \ˌbe-nə-ˈdik-tən, -ˌtēn\

Definition of Benedictine

  1. :  a monk or a nun of one of the congregations following the rule of St. Benedict and devoted especially to scholarship and liturgical worship

Benedictine

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