coenobitical
coenobitic coenobitic coenobitical coenobiticaladj. of or relating to or befitting cenobites or their practices of communal living. Opposite of {eremitic}.

Syn: cenobitic, cenobitical. [WordNet 1.5] ||


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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