noun cen·a·cle \ˈse-ni-kəl\

Definition of cenacle

  1. :  a retreat house; especially :  one for Roman Catholic women directed by nuns of the Society of Our Lady of the Cenacle

Origin and Etymology of cenacle

Late Latin cenaculum the room where Christ and his disciples had the Last Supper, from Latin, top story, probably from cena dinner

First Known Use: 1889

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