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Bennet definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BEN'NET, n. The herb bennet, or avens, known in botany by the generic term Geum.
BEN'NET FISH, n. A fish of two feet in length, caught in the African seas, having scales of a deep purple, streaked with gold.
BENT, pp. of bend. Incurvated; inflected; inclined; prone to or having a fixed propensity; determined.
Bent on, having a fixed inclination; resolved or determined on.
BENT, n. The state of being curving, crooked,or inclined from a straight line; flexure; curvity.
1. Declivity; as the bent of a hill. [Unusual.]
2. Inclination; disposition; a leaning or bias of mind; propensity; as the bent of the mind or will; the bent of a people towards an object. This may be natural or artificial, occasional or habitual, with indefinite degrees of strength.
3. Flexion; tendency; particular direction; as the bents and turns of a subject.
4. Application of the mind; a bending of the mind in study or investigation.
, n. A kind of grass, called in botany, Agrostis,of several species.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: avens of Virginia having pale or greenish yellow flowers [syn: bennet, white avens, Geum virginianum]
2: North American white-flowered avens [syn: bennet, white avens, Geum canadense]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bennet Ben"net, n. [F. beno[^i]te, fr. L. benedicta, fem. of benedictus, p. p., blessed. See Benedict, a.] (Bot.) The common yellow-flowered avens of Europe (Geum urbanum); herb bennet. The name is sometimes given to other plants, as the hemlock, valerian, etc.


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