Definition of coenobium
1 : cenoby
2 less commonly coenobe or cenobe \ˈsē(ˌ)nōb, ˈse(ˌ)-\ plural -s [New Latin, from Late Latin] : a usually spherical colony of unicellular organisms surrounded by a common investment; especially : a colony having a definite number and specific arrangement of cells
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Origin and Etymology of coenobium
Late Latin coenobium — more at cenoby
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