Wicca

noun Wic·ca \ ˈwi-kə \

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

Wiccan

play \ˈwi-kən\ adjective or noun

Origin and Etymology of wicca

probably from Old English wicca wizard — more at witch


WICCA Defined for English Language Learners

Wicca

Definition of Wicca for English Language Learners

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


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