couvercle etymology

French word couvercle comes from Latin operio, Latin co- ((intensifier). Together, with.), Italian cum, Italian operio

Detailed word origin of couvercle

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
operio Latin (lat) (by extension) I shut, close.. (figuratively) I hide, conceal, dissemble.. (figuratively) I overwhelm, burden.. (figuratively, of a sin) I atone for, cover, cause to be forgotten.. I cover (over something); envelop.
co- Latin (lat) (intensifier). Together, with.
cum Italian (ita)
operio Italian (ita)
aperio Latin (lat) I open. I uncover.
cooperculum Latin (lat) Lid, cover.
covecle Old French (fro)
couvercle French (fra) Lid, cap, cover.

Words with the same origin as couvercle

Descendants of operio
apert aperture apéritif apéro découvert découvreur découvrir opercule ouvert ouvrant ouvre-bouteille ouvre-boîte ouvreur ouvrir
Descendants of co-
cache cachot caché caillot catch connaissance connaissant connaître connu coopération coopérer copie cour court couvert couverture couvrir ouverture quai