Coterie



[koh-tuh-ree] /ˈkoʊ tə ri/

noun
1.
a group of people who associate closely.
2.
an exclusive group; clique.
3.
a group of prairie dogs occupying a communal burrow.
/ˈkəʊtərɪ/
noun
1.
a small exclusive group of friends or people with common interests; clique
n.

1738, from French coterie “circle of acquaintances,” originally in Middle French an organization of peasants holding land from a feudal lord (14c.), from cotier “tenant of a cote” (see cottage).

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