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Ben oil

See under ben2 .
the seed of a tropical tree, Moringa pterygosperma, that yields an oil (ben oil) used in manufacturing cosmetics and lubricating delicate machinery.
an inner room in a house or cottage
preposition, adverb
in; within; inside; into the inner part (of a house)
any of several Asiatic trees of the genus Moringa, esp M. oleifera of Arabia and India, whose seeds yield oil of ben, used in manufacturing perfumes and cosmetics, lubricating delicate machinery, etc: family Moringaceae
the seed of such a tree
(Scot & Irish) a mountain peak (esp in place names): Ben Lomond
Latin bene (well)


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