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Meaning of bento

ben•to

Pronunciation: (ben'tō Japn. ben'tô), [key]
— pl. -tos -to.
  1. a meal, usually served in a lacquered or elaborately decorated box that is divided into sections for holding individual portions of food. Also called
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