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

 boon /ˈbun/
 恩惠,恩賜,福利,裨益,幫助,照顧

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Boon n.
 1. A prayer or petition. [Obs.]
    For which to God he made so many an idle boon.   --Spenser.
 2. That which is asked or granted as a benefit or favor; a gift; a benefaction; a grant; a present.
    Every good gift and every perfect boon is from above.   --James i. 17 (Rev. Ver. ).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Boon, a.
 1. Good; prosperous; as, boon voyage. [Obs.]
 2. Kind; bountiful; benign.
 Which . . . Nature boon
 Poured forth profuse on hill, and dale, and plain.   --Milton.
 3. Gay; merry; jovial; convivial.
    A boon companion, loving his bottle.   --Arbuthnot.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Boon, n.  The woody portion flax, which is separated from the fiber as refuse matter by retting, braking, and scutching.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 boon
      adj : very close and convivial; "boon companions"
      n : a desirable state; "enjoy the blessings of peace"; "a
          spanking breeze is a boon to sailors" [syn: blessing]