Definition of


  1. (noun, communication) a spoken blessing

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Alternate forms of Benison

Hypernyms: benediction, blessing

Origin of the word Benison

  1. c.1300, "blessing, beatitude," from O.Fr. benei?on "blessing, benediction," from L. benedictionem (see benediction). more

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