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Webster 1913 Edition


Bennet

Ben′net

,
Noun.
[F.
benoîte
, fr. L.
benedicta
, fem. of
benedictus
, p. p., blessed. See
Benedict
,
Adj.
]
(Bot.)
The common yellow-flowered avens of Europe (
Geum urbanum
); herb bennet. The name is sometimes given to other plants, as the hemlock, valerian, etc.

Webster 1828 Edition


Bennet

BEN'NET

,
Noun.
The herb bennet, or avens, known in botany by the generic term Geum.

BEN'NET

FISH,
Noun.
A fish of two feet in length, caught in the African seas, having scales of a deep purple, streaked with gold.

Definition 2022


Bennet

Bennet

See also: bennet

English

Proper noun

Bennet

  1. A surname, a less common spelling of Bennett.
  2. A male given name , in modern use often transferred back from the surname.

Quotations

  • 1599 William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Act V, Scene 1:
    - - - the triplex, sir, is a good tripping measure; or the bells of Saint Bennet, sir, may put you in mind; one, two, three.

bennet

bennet

See also: Bennet

English

Noun

bennet

  1. The common yellow-flowered avens of Europe (Geum urbanum); herb bennet.
  2. hemlock
  3. valerian