[bents; English benz]


Karl,1844–1929, German automotive engineer and manufacturer.


variant of benzo- before a vowel: benzaldehyde. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for benz



Karl (Friedrich) (karl). 1844–1929, German engineer; designed and built the first car to be driven by an internal-combustion engine (1885)
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