benison


ben·i·son

noun \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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