- variant of ceno-2: coenocyte.
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before a vowel coen-
New Latin, from Greek koinos common
Word Origin and History for coeno-
word-forming element meaning "common," Latinized from Greek koinos "common, public, shared, general, ordinary," from PIE *kom "beside, near, by, with" (see com-).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Variant ofceno-
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