benjamin

Definitions:

  • None
  • Gum benjamin. See <internalXref urlencoded="benzoin">benzoin</internalXref>.
  • An essence made from benzoin.
  • in Australian Pidgin-English, a married man: a husband.
  • A kind of top coat or overcoat formerly worn by men.
  • See <xref urlencoded="benzoin">benzoin</xref>.
  • A kind of upper coat for men.
  • Alternative form of <xref>Benjamin</xref>: a US $100 bill.
  • A balsamic resin from the bark of Styrax trees used in perfumes, incense, and medicine; benzoin resin.
  • A type of tree which produces benzoin or has similar properties; specifically, Styrax benzoin, Lindera benzoin, or Ficus benjamina; a benjamin tree.
  • A kind of upper <xref>coat</xref> for men.
  • (Old Testament) the youngest and best-loved son of Jacob and Rachel and one of the twelve forebears of the tribes of Israel
  • gum resin used especially in treating skin irritation
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