couvert etymology

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

Detailed word origin of couvert

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.
cum Italian (ita)
co- Latin (lat) (intensifier). Together, with.
operio Italian (ita)
coopero Latin (lat)
cooperio Latin (lat) I cover wholly, cover over, overwhelm.
coperire Late Latin (LL)
coopertus Latin (lat)
covrir Old French (fro) To cover.
covert Old French (fro)
couvert French (fra) Piece of cutlery. Covering, shelter Cloudy, overcast. Covered.

Words with the same origin as couvert

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 couvercle couverture couvrir ouverture quai