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noun (cenobite, s)
  1. A member of a Greek monastic religious order; a caloyer
  • 1980: Lamprecht knew very well how the war was going and was perfunctory in his rounding up of Jews and cenobites. " Anthony Burgess, Earthly Powers
Etymology: From Old French cénobite or ecclesiastical Latin coenobita, from coenobium, from Greek "community life, convent", from "community" + "life".


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