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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French couvert.

NounEdit

couvert (plural couverts)

  1. cover charge
    • 1941, Federal Writers' Project, Los Angeles: A Guide to the City and Its Environs
      Earl Carroll's Theater-Restaurant, 6230 Sunset Blvd. Dinner from 7:30 to 11 p.m., no couvert; without dinner, admission charge.
    • 1965, The Spectator
      [] the habit of hotel restaurants charging a couvert to residents, and of clubs charging table money to their own members.
    • 2010, Karen Torme Olson, Frommer's Croatia
      The couvert is a “cover charge” that is a prima facie charge for bread, which is brought to the table automatically in most places.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French couvert.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cou‧vert

NounEdit

couvert n (plural couverts)

  1. cutlery, silverware
  2. envelope

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French covert, from Latin coopertus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

couvert (feminine singular couverte, masculine plural couverts, feminine plural couvertes)

  1. covered
  2. cloudy, overcast

NounEdit

couvert m (plural couverts)

  1. Piece of cutlery
  2. covering, shelter

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

couvert m (feminine singular couverte, masculine plural couverts, feminine plural couvertes)

  1. past participle of couvrir

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