"ben" Definition

  1. n. A hoglike mammal of New Guinea (Porcula papuensis).
  2. Alt. of Ben nut
  3. adv. & prep. Within; in; in or into the interior; toward the inner apartment.
  4. adv. The inner or principal room in a hut or house of two rooms; -- opposed to but, the outer apartment.
  5. An old form of the pl. indic. pr. of Be.

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Position in dictionary: 9744 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., , adv. & prep., adv., ,
Words that start with "ben": 110
Words that end with "ben": 3
Words that contain "ben": 192
Next words in dictionary: ben nut, bename, benamed, bench, bench warrant
Previous words in dictionary: bemuse, bemuffle, bemuddle, bemourn, bemonster

English Dictionary Definition of ben

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