Etymology
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Benedictine (n.)

c. 1600, "one of the order known (from the color of its dress) as the Black Monks," founded c.529 at Monte Cassino, in Italy, by St. Benedict (see benedict). With -ine (1).

updated on May 16, 2017

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Definitions of Benedictine from WordNet
1
benedictine (n.)
a French liqueur originally made by Benedictine monks;
2
Benedictine (adj.)
of or relating to Saint Benedict or his works;
Benedictine (adj.)
of or relating to the Benedictines;
3
Benedictine (n.)
a monk or nun belonging to the order founded by Saint Benedict;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.