convivium

noun con·viv·i·um \-vēəm\

Definition of convivium

plural

convivia

\-vēə\
  1. 1 :  a convivial gathering :  banquet

  2. 2 [New Latin, from Latin] :  a subdivision of a commiscuum comprising a group of organisms that are set apart by characters other than interfertility and are maintained by some isolating mechanism other than intersterility and usually equivalent in scope to a taxonomic subspecies or variety

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Origin and Etymology of convivium

Latin


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