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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Ben·e·dic·tine /ˌbɛnəˈdɪktən, ˌtin/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ben·e·dic·tine a. Pertaining to the monks of St. Benedict, or St. Benet.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ben·e·dic·tine, n. Eccl. Hist. One of a famous order of monks, established by St. Benedict of Nursia in the sixth century. This order was introduced into the United States in 1846.
 Note:The Benedictines wear black clothing, and are sometimes called Black Monks. The name Black Fr░░░░rs which belongs to the Dominicans, is also sometimes applied to the Benedictines.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or relating to Saint Benedict or his works
      2: of or relating to the Benedictines
      n 1: a monk or nun belonging to the order founded by Saint
      2: a French liqueur originally made by Benedictine monks