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 History of this Word

"ceno" is from "koinos" (together) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"ceno-" is a type of prefix


A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "common" or "general" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

ceno- illustration Herein lies the communal nature of cenobitic life: to live love daily, to be supported and supportive on the journey, to be a people of communal values.
ceno- illustration The endosperm nucleus divides over the first 72 hours without producing cell walls, resulting in a coenocyte of up to 1000 nuclei.