Meaning of ben

ben

Pronunciation: (ben), [key]
— Scot. Scot.
—n.
  1. the inner or back room of a two-room cottage, esp. when used as a combined parlor and bedroom.
—adv., prep.
  1. within; inside.
—adj.
  1. inside; inner.

ben

Pronunciation: (ben), [key]
— n.
  1. the seed of a tropical tree, Moringa pterygosperma, that yields an oilused in manufacturing cosmetics and lubricating delicate machinery. Cf. horseradish tree.

ben

Pronunciation: (ben), [key]
— n. Scot., Irish.
  1. a mountain peak; high hill: Ben Nevis.

ben

Pronunciation: (ben), [key]
— n.
  1. son of (used esp. in Hebrew and Arabic names): Moses ben Maimon.

Ben

Pronunciation: (ben), [key]
— n.
  1. a male given name, form of
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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