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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