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English noun: Benedict

1. Benedict (person) United States anthropologist (1887-1948)


SynonymsRuth Benedict, Ruth Fulton


Instance hypernymanthropologist

2. Benedict (person) Italian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547)


SynonymsSaint Benedict, St. Benedict


Instance hypernymmonastic, monk, saint

3. benedict (person) a newly married man (especially one who has long been a bachelor)


Synonymsbenedick


Broader (hypernym)hubby, husband, married man









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