Definition of Benedict, St in English:

Benedict, St

proper noun

  • (c.480–c.550), Italian hermit. He established a monastery at Monte Cassino and his Regula Monachorum (known as the Rule of St Benedict) formed the basis of Western monasticism. Feast day, 11 July (formerly 21 March).

Pronunciation

Benedict, St

/ˈbɛnɪdɪkt/