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Definition of Benjamin

Benjamin
Spicewood Spice"wood`, n. (Bot.) An American shrub (Lindera Benzoin), the bark of which has a spicy taste and odor; -- called also Benjamin, wild allspice, and fever bush.
Benjamin
Benjamin Ben"ja*min, n. [Corrupted from benzoin.] See Benzoin.
Benjamin
Benjamin Ben"ja*min, n. A kind of upper coat for men. [Colloq. Eng.]
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Benzoin Ben*zoin" (b[e^]n*zoin"), n. [Cf. F. benjoin, Sp. benjui, Pg. beijoin; all fr. Ar. lub[=a]n-j[=a]w[=i] incense form Sumatra (named Java in Arabic), the first syllable being lost. Cf. Benjamin.] Note: [Called also benjamin.] 1. A resinous substance, dry and brittle, obtained from the Styrax benzoin, a tree of Sumatra, Java, etc., having a fragrant odor, and slightly aromatic taste. It is used in the preparation of benzoic acid, in medicine, and as a perfume. 2. A white crystalline substance, C14H12O2, obtained from benzoic aldehyde and some other sources. 3. (Bot.) The spicebush (Lindera benzoin). Flowers of benzoin, benzoic acid. See under Benzoic.

Meaning of Benjamin from wikipedia

- Benjamin (Hebrew: בנימין, "Son of the right side") was the last-born of Jacob's thirteen children (12 sons and 1 daughter), and the second and last son...
- Benjamin Franklin FRS FRSA FRSE (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1705] – April 17, 1790) was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of...
- Benjamin "Ben" Orzechowski (September 8, 1947 – October 4, 2000), known professionally as Benjamin Orr, was an American musician best known as a singer...
- Benjamin Moore may refer to: Benjamin Moore (bishop) (1748–1816), Episcopal bishop of New York Benjamin Moore (biochemist) (1867–1922), British biochemist...
- Kelvin Benjamin (born February 5, 1991) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He pla**** college football at Florida State...
- André Lauren Benjamin (born May 27, 1975), better known by his stage name André 3000 (formerly Dre), is an American musician and actor best known for being...
- Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt (born August 15, 1972) is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. His accolades include two Academy Awards...
- Benjamin Netanyahu (Hebrew: בִּנְיָמִין נְתַנְיָהוּ (help·info); born 21 October 1949) is an Israeli politician who has been Prime Minister of Israel since...
- Sir Benjamin Benjamin JP (2 September 1834 – 7 March 1905) was an Australian businessman and politician, member of the Victorian Legislative Council from...
- Benjamin Seth Watson (born December 18, 1980) is an American football tight end for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He...
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