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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

- of Benjamin. Unlike Rachel's first son, Joseph, Benjamin was born in Canaan according to biblical narrative. In the Samaritan Pentateuch, Benjamin's name...
- Benjamin Franklin FRS FRSE (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1706] – April 17, 1790) was an American polymath who was active as a writer, scientist, inventor...
- Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu (/ˌnɛtɑːnˈjɑːhuː/; Hebrew: בִּנְיָמִין נְתַנְיָהוּ‎ (help·info); born 21 October 1949) is an Israeli politician who served as...
- Benjamin Bourigeaud (born 14 January 1994) is a French professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Ligue 1 club Rennes. As of match pla**** 18...
- Benjamin ****mings is a publishing imprint of Pearson Education that specializes in science. Pearson is the world's largest education publishing and technology...
- Benjamin Orzechowski (September 8, 1947 – October 3, 2000), known professionally as Benjamin Orr, was an American b****ist and singer best known as the...
- Corey Dwight Benjamin (born February 24, 1978) is an American former professional basketball player who pla**** in the NBA from 1998 to 2003. He graduated...
- Benjamin Géza Affleck (born August 15, 1972) is an American actor and filmmaker. His accolades include two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and...
- Sir Benjamin Benjamin JP (2 September 1834 – 7 March 1905) was an Australian businessman and politician. He was mayor of Melbourne between 1887 and 1889...
- Benjamin Martin may refer to: Benjamin Martin (lexicographer) (1704–1782), English lexicographer and scientific instrument maker Benjamin F. Martin (1828–1895)...