Meaning of “benedictine” in the English Dictionary

"benedictine" in British English

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benedictinenoun [ U ]

uk /ˌben.ɪˈdɪk.tiːn/ us /ˌben.əˈdɪk.tiːn/

Benedictinenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌben.ɪˈdɪk.tiːn/ us /ˌben.əˈdɪk.tiːn/

a monk or a nun who is a member of a Christian group that follows the rules of St Benedict

(Definition of “benedictine” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)