noun, plural con·vives [kon-vahyvz; French kawn-veev] /ˈkɒn vaɪvz; French kɔ̃ˈviv/.
Origin of convive
Examples from the Web for convive
It was impossible, unless the convive sat as a centre-piece in the middle, to put another guest at that table.A Little Dinner at Timmins's|William Makepeace Thackeray
1640s, from French convive, from Latin conviva "one who feasts with others," from convivere (see convivial). In mid-19c., also "woman 'who lives in the same house with a number of others.' "