Meaning of discovert in English:


Pronunciation /dɪˈskʌvət/


rare Law
  • Of a woman: not covert; having no husband. Compare "sole".


Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From Anglo-Norman descuvert, Anglo-Norman and Law French descovert, Middle French descouvert (French découvert) (adjective) uncovered, exposed, (of a woman) unmarried, (noun) the state of being uncovered or unprotected, uses as adjective and noun of the past participle of descovrir, descouvrir, descuvrir discover.