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benison

[ ben-uh-zuhn, -suhn ]
/ ˈbɛn ə zən, -sən /
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noun
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Origin of benison

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

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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