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Meaning of CENOBITE

Pronunciation:  'seenu`bIt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a member of a religious order living in common
 

CENOBITE is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: coenobite
 
 Antonyms: eremite
 
 See Also: religious

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cen"o*bite\, n. [L. coenobita, fr. Gr. koino`bios;
koino`s common + bi`os life: cf. F. c['e]nobite.]
One of a religious order, dwelling in a convent, or a
community, in opposition to an anchoret, or hermit, who lives
in solitude. --Gibbon.

 

 

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