- a combining form meaning “new,” “recent,” used in the formation of compound words: cenogenesis.
Origin of ceno-1
combining form representing Greek kainós
- a combining form meaning “common,” used in the formation of compound words: cenobite.
Origin of ceno-2
< Greek koino-, combining form of koinós
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