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Noun: benedict  'be-ni,dikt
  1. A newly married man (especially one who has long been a bachelor)
    - benedick
Noun: Benedict  'be-ni,dikt
  1. United States anthropologist (1887-1948)
    - Ruth Benedict, Ruth Fulton
     
  2. Italian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547)
    - Saint Benedict, St. Benedict

Derived forms: benedicts

Type of: anthropologist, hubby, husband, married man, monastic, monk, saint

Encyclopedia: Benedict, ND