coenobitic


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Adj.1.coenobitic - of or relating to or befitting cenobites or their practices of communal living
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After being ordained a priest he had started the construction of a coenobitic monastery dedicated to St.
Her argument depends in part on the supposition that Irish Christianity developed from the poetic and imaginative Celts, and in part that Irish monasticism was coenobitic rather than eremitic.
Secular" literature notwithstanding, the monastery's success in reaching the coenobitic ideal is attested by its books.