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A monk, nun, or oblate belonging to the Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Benedict of Nursia.
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1. (Christian Churches, other) a monk or nun who is a member of a Christian religious community founded by or following the rule of Saint Benedict
2. (Brewing) a greenish-yellow liqueur made from a secret formula developed at the Benedictine monastery at Fécamp in France in about 1510
(Roman Catholic Church) of or relating to Saint Benedict, his order, or his rule
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Ben•e•dic•tine(ˌbɛn ɪˈdɪk tɪn, -tin, -taɪn)
a. a member of an order of monks founded at Monte Cassino by St. Benedict about A.D. 530.
b. a member of any congregation of nuns following the rule of St. Benedict.
2. of or pertaining to St. Benedict or the Benedictines.
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|Noun||1.||Benedictine - a monk or nun belonging to the order founded by Saint Benedict|
Benedictine order, order of Saint Benedict - a Roman Catholic monastic order founded in the 6th century; noted for liturgical worship and for scholarly activities
religious - a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience
|2.||benedictine - a French liqueur originally made by Benedictine monks|
|Adj.||1.||Benedictine - of or relating to Saint Benedict or his works|
|2.||Benedictine - of or relating to the Benedictines|
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Benedictine[ˌbɛnɪˈdɪktaɪn ˌbɛnɪˈdɪktiːn ˌbɛnɪˈdɪktɪn]
n (= monk, nun) → bénédictin(e) m/f
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Benedictine[ˌbɛnɪˈdɪktɪn] adj & n → benedettino/a
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