saint benoit

noun, often capitalized S&B
saint be·​noit | \ -benˈwä \

Definition of saint benoit

: a black to dark grayish yellowish brown

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History and Etymology for saint benoit

probably from French St. Benoît, after St. Benoît (Benedict) the Black †1589 Sicilian monk

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“Saint benoit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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