descouvrir

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French descovrir.

Verb[edit]

descouvrir

  1. to uncover
  2. (figuratively, by extension) to discover
  3. to reveal
    • 1595, Michel de Montaigne, Essais:
      Marcellinus, de long temps en son cœur le paganisme ; mais, par ce que toute son armée estoit de Chrestiens, il ne l’osoit descouvrir
      Marcellinus was for a long time a Pagan in his heart, but, because his whole army was Christian, didn't dare to reveal it

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