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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ben  \Ben\,  Ben  nut  \Ben"  nut`\  .  [Ar.  b[=a]n,  name  of  the  tree.] 
  (Bot.) 
  The  seed  of  one  or  more  species  of  moringa;  as  oil  of  ben. 
  See  {Moringa}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ben  \Ben\,  adv  &  prep.  [AS.  binnan  pref.  be-  by  +  innan 
  within,  in  in.] 
  Within;  in  in  or  into  the  interior;  toward  the  inner 
  apartment.  [Scot.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ben  \Ben\,  n.  [See  {Ben},  adv.] 
  The  inner  or  principal  room  in  a  hut  or  house  of  two  rooms 
  --  opposed  to  {but},  the  outer  apartment.  [Scot.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ben  \Ben\ 
  An  old  form  of  the  pl  indic.  pr  of  {Be}.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bene  \Bene\,  Ben  \Ben\,  n.  [Native  name.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  hoglike  mammal  of  New  Guinea  ({Porcula  papuensis}). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ben 
  n  :  (in  Scotland  or  Ireland)  a  mountain  or  tall  hill;  "they  were 
  climbing  the  ben" 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Ben,  a  son 
 




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