variants: or coeno-

Definition of coen-

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: common : general coenocyte

Coen

biographical name
\ ˈkün How to pronounce Coen (audio) \

Definition of Coen (Entry 2 of 2)

Jan Pieterszoon 1587–1629 Dutch colonial governor and founder of Dutch East Indian empire

History and Etymology for coen-

Combining form

New Latin, from Greek koin-, koino-, from koinos

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