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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: coven 'meeting, group of people' (1500-1600), from Old French covin, from Medieval Latin convenium 'agreement', from Latin convenire; CONVENIENT

coven

noun
     
Related topics: Occult
cov‧en [countable]
RO a group or meeting of witches

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