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Friday, October 23, 2015

Definitions for convive

  1. an eating or drinking companion; fellow diner or drinker.

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Citations for convive
A mug of foaming hafanaf (so a certain sort of beer is called) was placed by the side of most of the convives. William Makepeace Thackeray, "Crinoline," Punch, Volume XIII, 1847
It was devoured to the rind, after which the convives reclined luxuriously upon a mound of excelsior beside an empty crate. Harry Leon Wilson, The Wrong Twin, 1921
Origin of convive
1640-1650
Convive is derived from the Latin word convīva meaning "table-companion, guest."