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doing or promoting some good; beneficent:
a benefic truce; a benefic confluence of planets.
Historical Examples

The Influence of the Stars Rosa Baughan
The Influence of the Stars Rosa Baughan
Astrology Sepharial
The Influence of the Stars Rosa Baughan
Astrology Sepharial
Astrology Sepharial
Astrology Sepharial
The Prophet of Berkeley Square Robert Hichens

a rare word for beneficent


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