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coenobite

[ see-nuh-bahyt, sen-uh- ]
/ 藞si n蓹藢ba瑟t, 藞s蓻n 蓹- /
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OTHER WORDS FROM coenobite

coe路no路bit路ic [see-nuh-bit-ik, sen-uh-], /藢si n蓹藞b瑟t 瑟k, 藢s蓻n 蓹-/, coe路no路bit路i路cal, adjectivecoe路no路bit路ism [see-nuh-bahy-tiz-uhm, sen-uh-], /藞si n蓹藢ba瑟 t瑟z 蓹m, 藞s蓻n 蓹-/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for coenobite

coenobite

cenobite

/ (藞si藧n蓹蕣藢ba瑟t) /

noun
a member of a religious order following a communal rule of lifeCompare eremite

Derived forms of coenobite

coenobitic (藢si藧n蓹蕣藞b瑟t瑟k), coenobitical, cenobitic or cenobitical, adjective

Word Origin for coenobite

C17: from Old French or ecclesiastical Latin, from Greek koinobion convent, from koinos common + bios life
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