noun, plural con·vives [kon-vahyvz; French kawn-veev] /ˈkɒn vaɪvz; French kɔ̃ˈviv/.
Origin of convive
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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.' "