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bename

[ bih-neym ]
/ b瑟藞ne瑟m /
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verb (used with object), be路named; be路named, be路nempt, or be路nempt路ed; be路nam路ing.Obsolete.
to name; call by name.
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Origin of bename

before 1000; Middle English; see be-, name; replacing Old English benemnan; akin to German benennen,Swedish ben盲mna
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British Dictionary definitions for bename

bename
/ (b瑟藞ne瑟m) /

verb -names, -naming, -named, -named or -nempt
an archaic word for name (def. 12)

Word Origin for bename

Old English benemnan; see be-, name
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