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coeno- +‎ nymph +‎ -ic, from Ancient Greek κοινός (koinós, common) with νύμφη (númphē, young bride, nymph, girl).


  • IPA(key): /siːnəˈnɪmfɪk/


coenonymphic (comparative more coenonymphic, superlative most coenonymphic)

  1. Pertaining to girls together or as a community; lesbian.
    • 1982, John Fowles, Mantissa:
      ‘So if you are secretly attempting to drive us to coenonymphic or pseudoterguminal stimulation, I can tell you this now – no chance. Is that clearly understood?’