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A member of a monastic community.
- ‘A cenobite is usually a monk in a monastery, as opposed to an anchorite, who is a monk living alone (also called an ‘eremite’ or ‘hermit’).’
Late Middle English: from Old French cenobite or ecclesiastical Latin coenobita, via late Latin from Greek koinobion convent, from koinos common + bios life.
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