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Noun. Mid-19th century.
[The youngest son of the patriarch Jacob (Genesis 43 etc.).]
The youngest (and favourite) child.
As the Benjamin of my family, I'll just put it on record that being the youngest and the favourite isn't all it's cracked up to be. Oh piffle! Who am I kidding? Being the Benjamin is the best! Thanks Mum and Dad! I love you! Mwuah mwuah mwuah!