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bename

[bih-neym] /bɪˈneɪm/
verb (used with object), benamed; benamed, benempt or benempted; benaming. Obsolete
1.
to name; call by name.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English; see be-, name; replacing Old English benemnan; akin to German benennen, Swedish benämna
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bename

/bɪˈneɪm/
verb -names, -naming, -named, -named, -nempt
1.
an archaic word for name (sense 12)
Word Origin
Old English benemnan; see be-, name
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