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bennet

[ ben-it ]
/ ˈbɛn ɪt /
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noun

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Origin of bennet

1225–75; Middle English (herbe) beneit<Old French (herbe) beneite, translation of Latin (herba) benedicta blessed (herb) (>Old English benedicte,Old High German benedicta,Middle Dutch benedictus-kruid). See Benedictus
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bennet
/ (ˈbɛnɪt) /

noun

short for herb bennet
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