benison

[ ben-uh-zuh n, -suh n ]
/ ˈbɛn ə zən, -sən /

noun

Origin of benison

1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French beneiçon, Middle French beneison < Latin benedictiōn- benediction
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benison

/ (ˈbɛnɪzən, -sən) /

noun

archaic a blessing, esp a spoken one

Word Origin for benison

C13: from Old French beneison, from Latin benedictiō benediction
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