Meaning of Benedictine
Pronunciation: (ben"i-dik'tin, -tēn, -tīn for 1, 3 ben"i-dik'tēn for 2), [key]
- a member of an order of monks founded at Monte Cassino by St. Benedict about a.d. 530.
- a member of any congregation of nuns following the rule of St. Benedict.
- a French liqueur originally made by Benedictine monks.
- of or pertaining to St. Benedict or the Benedictines.
- benedictine (Thesaurus)