from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of cenobite.
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- n. Alternative spelling of cenobite.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a member of a religious order living in common. Same as cenobite.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a member of a religious order living in common
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Species of particular note include coconut crab Birgus latro (R) (identified from remains collected in 1987), at least two coenobite species (one of which was found to be the commonest crustacean on the island in 1987), and spiny lobster Panulirus penicillatus (CT).
In company with Alypius and Nebridius, he sincerely lamented that this fair dream of coenobite life was impracticable.
For a time he tasted the life of the anchorite and the coenobite.
It was a new light to him, for, as his instructor suspected, he shared the common view of coenobite aims, and still but imperfectly understood the law of Benedict.
It was to his ancestral Scyllacium that Cassiodorus retired; and here, between the mountains of Aspromonte and the sea, he founded his monastery, or, more accurately, his two monasteries, one for the austere hermit, and the other for the less aspiring coenobite.
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