Meaning of besant

bes•ant

Pronunciation: (bez'unt, bu-zant'), [key]
— n.
  1. bezant.

Bes•ant

Pronunciation: (bez'unt for 1 bu&sylpzant', older bez'unt for 2), [key]
— n.
  1. 1847–1933, English theosophist.
  2. 1836–1901, English novelist.
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