couverture

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French couverture. Doublet of coverture.

Noun[edit]

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couverture (countable and uncountable, plural couvertures)

  1. chocolate prepared for covering cakes and sweets; such a covering.
  2. Alternative spelling of coverture

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References[edit]

  • OED2

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French coverture, from Late Latin coopertūra, from Latin coopertus; equivalent to couvrir +‎ -ture.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ku.vɛʁ.tyʁ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

couverture f (plural couvertures)

  1. blanket
  2. coverage
  3. cover

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French coverture, from Late Latin coopertūra, from Latin coopertus

Noun[edit]

couverture f (plural couvertures)

  1. (Guernsey) cover, bedclothes