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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, "Son of the right side") was the last-born of Jacob's thirteen children (12 sons and one daughter), and the second...
- Benjamin Franklin FRS FRSA FRSE (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1705] – April 17, 1790) was an American polymath active as a writer, scientist, inventor...
- Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt (born August 15, 1972) is an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter. His accolades include two Academy Awards...
- 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 Netanyahu (/ˌnɛtɑːnˈjɑːhuː/; Hebrew: בִּנְיָמִין נְתַנְיָהוּ‎ (help·info); born 21 October 1949) is an Israeli politician who served as the ninth...
- Benjamin Harrison (August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901) was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 23rd president of the United States from 1889...
- Benjamin Millepied (French pronunciation: ​[bɛ̃ʒamɛ᷉ milpje]; born 15 June 1977) is a French dancer and c****ographer, who has lived and worked in the...
- Benjamin Sainte-Clémentine (/ˈklɛməntaɪn/; born 7 December 1988) is a British artist, poet, vocalist, composer, and musician. Clementine's debut album...
- André Lauren Benjamin (born May 27, 1975), better known as André 3000, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. He is best...
- Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield KG PC MP FRS (21 December 1804 – 19 April 1881) was a British statesman and Conservative politician, who twice...