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Topic: CHRISTIANITY

Date: 1400-1500
Language: Late Latin
Origin: benedictio, from benedicere 'to bless', from Latin bene 'well' + dicere 'to say'

benediction

noun
     
ben‧e‧dic‧tion [uncountable and countable]
RRC a Christian prayer that asks God to protect and help someone
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