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benison

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noun ben·i·son \ˈbe-nə-sən, -zən\

Definition of benison



Examples of benison

  1. <during the harbor festival the parish priest offered a benison for the local fishermen>



Origin of benison

Middle English beneson, from Anglo-French beneiçon, from Late Latin benediction-, benedictio


First Known Use: 14th century

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