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Definition of the noun cenobite

What does cenobite mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: cenobites

  1. a member of a religious order living in common
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of cenobite: coenobite
    • antonym of cenobite: eremite
    • more generic word: religious = a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience

Alternative definition of the noun cenobite


  1. A new or recent member of a Greek monastic religious order; a caloyer
  2. A monk who lives in a religious community, rather than in solitude


Cenobite: The Cenobites are extradimensional beings who appear in the works of Clive Barker, including the novella The Hellbound Heart and the nine Hellraiser films. They are also mentioned, in passing, in the novel Weaveworld, in which they are referred to as “The Surgeons.

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Google previewEnglish etymology; or, A derivative dictionary of the English language (1783)

by George William Lemon

CENOBITE, commonly written cenobite, " Kowo-fitos,. cœnobium •, this word," fays Clel. Voc. 53, " is perfectly proper, and very ...

Google previewEnglish-Pali Dictionary (1989)

by Ambalaṅgoḍa Polvattē Buddhadatta

Cenobite, n. samana ; ganaväsï, ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

3, recluse, hermit, cenobite, ...

Google previewNelson's Dictionary of Christianity (2001)

The Authoritative Resource on the Christian World by George Kurian

cenobite See COENOBITE. censer Covered metal incense burner dangling from four chains, handled.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language. To which are added, a Vocabulary of Scripture Proper Names, and a concise Classical Dictionary (1847)

by Robert SULLIVAN (LL.D.)

Biography, biographer, biographical, amphibious, autobiography, cenobite, &c. BoråNE, an herb. Botany, botanical, botanic, botanist, &c. CHARACTER, a mark, an impression. Character, characteristic, &c. Chartis ( cHARItos), love, grace, thanks. Charity, charitable, charitableness, eucharist, uncharitable, &c. ChöLR, bile, anger. Choler, choleric, cholera-morbus, melancholy, &c. Chorda, a gut, a string. Chord, cord, cordage, harpsichord, pentachord, &c. CHRistos, anointed.

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Cenobite Meaning

Video shows what cenobite means. A new or recent member of a Greek monastic religious order; a caloyer. A monk who lives in a religious community, rather ...

Scrabble value of C3E1N1O1B3I1T1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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