envelopper

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French envoluper, from en- +‎ voluper (to wrap, wrap up) (compare Italian -viluppare; Old Italian alternate form goluppare (to wrap)) from Vulgar Latin base *vlopp- (to wrap), from Proto-Germanic *wrappaną, *wlappaną (to wrap, roll up, turn, wind), from Proto-Indo-European *werb- (to turn, bend) [1]. Akin to Middle English wlappen (to wrap, fold) (Modern English lap "to wrap, involve, fold"), Middle English wrappen (to wrap), Danish dialectal vravle "to wind, twist", Middle Low German wrempen "to wrinkle, distort", Old English wearp (warp). More at in, wrap.

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envelopper

  1. to wrap someone or something, to cover.
  2. to envelop

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