Cenobitism Cen"o*bi*tism, n. The state of being a cenobite; the belief or practice of a cenobite. --Milman. [1913 Webster]

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  • cenobitism — cen·o·bit·ism …   English syllables

  • cenobitism — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌbīd.ˌizəm noun ( s) Etymology: cenobite + ism : the state, system, or practices of cenobites …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Basilian — /beuh zil ee euhn, zil yeuhn, sil /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Saint Basil or to his monastic rule. n. 2. a monk or nun following the rule of Saint Basil. [1770 80; BASIL + IAN] * * * ▪ Byzantine rite monasticism       member of any of several… …   Universalium

  • cenobite — cenobitic /see neuh bit ik, sen euh /, cenobitical, cenobian /si noh bee euhn/, adj. cenobitically, adv. cenobitism /see neuh buy tiz euhm, sen euh /, n. /see neuh buyt , sen euh /, n. a member of a religious order living in a convent or… …   Universalium

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