Convival
Convival Con*viv"al, a. [L. convivalis. See {Convive}.] pertaining to a feast or to festivity; convivial. [Obs.] ``A convival dish.'' --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • convival — (adj.) 1640s, from L. convivalis, from conviva, from convivere (see CONVIVIAL (Cf. convivial)). Has been replaced in most uses by CONVIVIAL (Cf. convivial) …   Etymology dictionary

  • convival — adj. 2 g. 1. De convívio. 2. Próprio de banquete …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • convival — (Del lat. convivālis). adj. Perteneciente o relativo al convite …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • convival — ► adjetivo formal Del convite: ■ manjares convivales. * * * convival (del lat. «convivālis») adj. De [o del] convite. * * * convival. (Del lat. convivālis). adj. Perteneciente o relativo al convite …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • convival — …   Useful english dictionary

  • convivial — convivial, iale, iaux [ kɔ̃vivjal, jo ] adj. • 1612; lat. convivialis; repris à l angl. 1 ♦ Qui concerne ou exprime la convivialité. Repas conviviaux. 2 ♦ Inform. Se dit d un système informatique dont l utilisation est aisée pour un non… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Social — So cial, a. [L. socialis, from socius a companion; akin to sequi to follow: cf. F. social. See {Sue} to follow.] 1. Of or pertaining to society; relating to men living in society, or to the public as an aggregate body; as, social interest or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Social science — Social So cial, a. [L. socialis, from socius a companion; akin to sequi to follow: cf. F. social. See {Sue} to follow.] 1. Of or pertaining to society; relating to men living in society, or to the public as an aggregate body; as, social interest… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Social whale — Social So cial, a. [L. socialis, from socius a companion; akin to sequi to follow: cf. F. social. See {Sue} to follow.] 1. Of or pertaining to society; relating to men living in society, or to the public as an aggregate body; as, social interest… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The social evil — Social So cial, a. [L. socialis, from socius a companion; akin to sequi to follow: cf. F. social. See {Sue} to follow.] 1. Of or pertaining to society; relating to men living in society, or to the public as an aggregate body; as, social interest… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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