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noun 
  1. a blessing or benefit
Finding the dry cave was a boon to the weary travellers
Anaesthetics are a great boon to modern surgery
  1. (archaic) that which is asked or granted as a benefit or favor; a gift; a benefaction; a grant; a present
  2. (obsolete) a prayer or petition
adjective 
  1. (obsolete) good; prosperous; as, "boon voyage"
  2. kind; bountiful; benign
  3. gay; merry; jovial; convivial
He was a boon companion to have around

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