See also: Bento and bentō

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Japanese 弁当(bentō).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bento ‎(plural bento or bentos)

  1. A Japanese takeaway lunch served in a box, often with the food arranged into an elaborate design.

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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek βένθος(bénthos, the depths).

NounEdit

bento ‎(accusative singular benton, plural bentoj, accusative plural bentojn)

  1. benthos (The flora and fauna at the bottom of the ocean or other body of water.)

MirandeseEdit

NounEdit

bento m

  1. wind

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese beento, bẽeyto, from Ecclesiastical Latin benedictus, perfect passive participle of benedīcō(I speak well (of)). Cognate of bendito.

AdjectiveEdit

bento m ‎(feminine singular benta, masculine plural bentos, feminine plural bentas, comparable)

  1. holy, sacred
    água benta‎ ― holy water

Etymology 2Edit

From the name of the founder, Saint Benedict of Nursia (Portuguese: São Bento).

NounEdit

bento m (plural bentos)

  1. Benedictine monk