L. prefix meaning "well," from L. bene "well, in the right way, honorably, properly," from PIE *dw-ene-, adverbial form of base *deu- "to do, perform, show favor, revere." Cf. L. bonus "good," bellus "handsome, fine, pretty," beatus "blessed."
a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.
an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.
a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.
a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.
a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.
an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.