convive

noun
con·​vive | \ kōⁿvēv, ˈkänˌvīv \
plural convives\ kōⁿvēv , ˈkänˌvīvz \

Definition of convive

: a fellow banqueter or feaster : a comrade at table

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History and Etymology for convive

French, from Latin conviva one who lives with another, eats with another, from com- + -viva (from vivere to live)

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“Convive.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/convive. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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