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Ben·ja·min

 (bĕn′jə-mən)
In the Bible, the younger son of Jacob and Rachel and the forebear of one of the tribes of Israel.

[Hebrew binyāmîn, son of the south : bēn, son; see bn in Semitic roots + yāmîn, south; see ymn in Semitic roots.]

ben·ja·min 1

 (bĕn′jə-mən)
n.

[Alteration (influenced by the name Benjamin) of benjoin, benzoin; see benzoin.]

ben·ja·min 2

 (bĕn′jə-mən)
n. Slang
1. A one-hundred dollar bill.
2. One hundred dollars.

[After Benjamin Franklin, whose portrait appears on the US $100 bill.]

benjamin

(ˈbɛndʒəmɪn)
n
1. (Plants) another name for benzoin1
2. (Plants) benjamin bush another name for spicebush
[C16: variant of benzoin; influenced in form by the name Benjamin]

Benjamin

(ˈbɛndʒəmɪn)
n
1. (Bible) Old Testament
a. the youngest and best-loved son of Jacob and Rachel (Genesis 35:16–18; 42:4)
b. the tribe descended from this patriarch
c. the territory of this tribe, northwest of the Dead Sea
2. archaic a youngest and favourite son

Benjamin

(ˈbɛndʒəmɪn)
n
1. (Biography) Arthur. 1893–1960, Australian composer. In addition to Jamaican Rumba (1938), he wrote five operas and a harmonica concerto (1953)
2. (Biography) Walter (ˈvaltər). 1892–1940, German critic and cultural theorist

ben•ja•min

(ˈbɛn dʒə mən)

n.
[1570–80]

Ben•ja•min

(ˈbɛn dʒə mən)

n.
1. the youngest son of Jacob and Rachel, and the brother of Joseph. Gen. 35:18.
2. one of the 12 tribes of Israel, traditionally descended from him.
3. Judah Philip, 1811–84, Confederate statesman.
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Noun1.benjamin - gum resin used especially in treating skin irritation
gum resin - a mixture of resin and gum
2.Benjamin - (Old Testament) the youngest and best-loved son of Jacob and Rachel and one of the twelve forebears of the tribes of Israel
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Translations
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[ˈbendʒəmɪn] NBenjamín
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