Cenobite Definition

sĕnə-bīt, sēnə-
noun
A member of a religious order living in a monastery or convent.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
Advertisement

Other Word Forms of Cenobite

Noun

Singular:
cenobite
Plural:
cenobites

Origin of Cenobite

  • Middle English from Late Latin coenobīta from coenobium convent from Greek koinobion from koinobios living in community koinos common kom in Indo-European roots bios life gwei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French cenobite or Ecclesiastical Latin coenobita, from coenobium, from Ancient Greek κοινόβιον (koinobion, “community life, convent”), from κοινός (koinos, “community”) + βίος (bios, “life”).

    From Wiktionary

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to cenobite using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With

Unscrambles

cenobite
Advertisement