umbelappen etymology

Middle English word umbelappen comes from Middle English umbe-, Middle English lappen (To wrap, fold.)

Detailed word origin of umbelappen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
umbe- Middle English (enm)
lappen Middle English (enm) To wrap, fold.
umbelappen Middle English (enm) (transitive) to clothe or wrap; envelop; enclose. (transitive) to encircle; beset; surround; besiege. (transitive) to overlap; interlace.

Words with the same origin as umbelappen

Descendants of umbe-
umbe- umbeclosen umbedelven umbefolden
Descendants of lappen