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"benedictine" in British English

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benedictinenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌben.ɪˈdɪk.tiːn/
a ​type of ​alcoholicdrink

Benedictinenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌben.ɪˈdɪk.tiːn/
a monk or a nun who is a ​member of a ​Christiangroup that ​follows the ​rules of St Benedict
(Definition of benedictine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “benedictine”
in Chinese (Simplified) 本尼迪克特甜酒…
in Chinese (Traditional) 本尼迪克特甜酒…
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