noun co·ven \ˈkə-vən also ˈkō-\

: a group of witches

Full Definition of COVEN

:  a collection of individuals with similar interests or activities <a coven of intellectuals>
:  an assembly or band of usually 13 witches

Examples of COVEN

  1. <a coven of epicures who gather for monthly wine tastings>

Origin of COVEN

Middle English covin agreement, confederacy, from Anglo-French covine, from Medieval Latin convenium agreement, from Latin convenire to agree — more at convenient
First Known Use: circa 1520

Other Occult Terms

augury, censor, invocation, lucidity, metempsychosis, mojo, numinous, preternatural, weird, wraith

Rhymes with COVEN


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