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boon1 / boōn/ • n. [usu. in sing.] a thing that is helpful or beneficial: the navigation system will be a boon to both civilian and military users. boon2 • adj. (of a companion or friend) close; intimate; favorite: he debated the question with a few boon companions in the barroom.

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boon1 †prayer, request; thing prayed for; favour XII; benefit, blessing XVIII. — ON. bón, var. of bœn = OE. bēn; of uncert. orig.

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boon2 good, gracious XIV; surviving in boon companion (XVI) in the sense ‘jolly’, ‘convivial’. — (O)F. bon good :- L. bonus.

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