Benedictine

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

Definition of Benedictine

: 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

adjective

First Known Use of benedictine

15th century

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