• A new or recent member of a Greek monastic religious order; a caloyer.
  • A monk who lives in a religious community, rather than in solitude.
  • A torturous demon creature made famous by the Hellraiser series.


  • From Old French cenobite or Ecclesiastical Latin coenobīta, from coenobium, from Ancient Greek κοινόβιον ("community life, convent"), from κοινός + βίος.

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