Beninese

[ buh-neen-eez, -ees, ben-uh-neez, -nees ]
/ bəˈnin iz, -is, ˌbɛn əˈniz, -ˈnis /

adjective

of or relating to the republic of Benin.

noun, plural Be·ni·nese.

a native or inhabitant of Benin.

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Origin of Beninese

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British Dictionary definitions for Beninese

Beninese
/ (ˌbɛniːˈniːz) /

adjective

of or relating to Benin or its people

noun

Also: Beninois (ˌbɛniːˈnwɑː) a native or inhabitant of Benin
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