Wicca

noun
Wic·​ca | \ ˈwi-kə How to pronounce Wicca (audio) \

Definition of Wicca

: a religion influenced by pre-Christian beliefs and practices of western Europe that affirms the existence of supernatural power (such as magic) and of both male and female deities who inhere in nature and that emphasizes ritual observance of seasonal and life cycles

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Wiccan \ ˈwi-​kən How to pronounce Wicca (audio) \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of Wicca

1959, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Wicca

probably from Old English wicca wizard — more at witch

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“Wicca.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wicca. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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Wicca

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Wicca

: a religion that is characterized by belief in the existence of magical powers in nature

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