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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: בִּנְיָמִין, Bīnyāmīn, from Biblical Hebrew "Son of the right [stronger] person, or side" to underline he was the youngest) was the last-born...
- Benjamin Franklin FRS FRSA FRSE (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1706] – April 17, 1790) was an American polymath who was active as a writer, scientist...
- Benjamin Millepied (French pronunciation: ​[bɛ̃ʒamɛ᷉ milpje]; born 10 June 1977) is a French dancer and c****ographer, who has lived and worked in the...
- Benjamin Netanyahu (/ˌnɛtɑːnˈjɑːhuː/; Hebrew: בִּנְיָמִין נְתַנְיָהוּ‎ (help·info); born 21 October 1949) is an Israeli politician who served as the ninth...
- Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal (/ˈdʒɪlənhɔːl/; Swedish: [ˈjʏ̂lːɛnˌhɑːl]; born December 19, 1980) is an American actor. Born into the Gyllenhaal family, he is...
- Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield KG PC FRS (21 December 1804 – 19 April 1881) was a British statesman and Conservative politician who twice...
- Dean McIntosh, known professionally as Arrow Benjamin, is an English singer and songwriter. He is known for collaborating with Naughty Boy and Beyoncé...
- Benjamin Lloyd "Ben" Crump (born October 10, 1969) is an American attorney who specializes in civil rights and catastrophic personal injury cases such...
- Benjamin Kayser (born 26 July 1984 in Paris, France) is a former French Rugby union player. He most recently pla**** at hooker for Clermont Auvergne in...
- Shelton James Benjamin (born July 9, 1975) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand. He is part...