Associations to the word «Benjamin»


BENJAMIN, noun. A balsamic resin from the bark of Styrax trees used in perfumes, incense, and medicine; benzoin resin.
BENJAMIN, noun. A type of tree which produces benzoin or has similar properties; specifically, Styrax benzoin, Lindera benzoin, or Ficus benjamina; a Benjamin bush.
BENJAMIN, noun. (UK) (informal) (dated) A kind of upper coat for men.
BENJAMIN, noun. (US) (slang) Alternative form of Benjamin: a US $100 bill.
BENJAMIN, proper noun. The youngest of the sons of Jacob and Rachel in the Bible.
BENJAMIN, proper noun. A male given name of biblical origin.
BENJAMIN, noun. (US) (slang) A US$100 bill, which bears a portrait of Benjamin Franklin. Often used in the plural form to indicate large sums of money.

Dictionary definition

BENJAMIN, noun. Gum resin used especially in treating skin irritation.
BENJAMIN, noun. (Old Testament) the youngest and best-loved son of Jacob and Rachel and one of the twelve forebears of the tribes of Israel.

Wise words

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