HyperDic: saint_benedict

English > 1 sense of the expression Saint Benedict:
NOUNperson Saint Benedict, Benedict, St. BenedictItalian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547)
English > Saint Benedict: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningItalian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547).
SynonymsBenedict, St. Benedict
Instance ofmonk, monasticA male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
saintA person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
CatalanBenedict

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