Definition of ensheathe in English:

ensheathe

(also ensheath)

Pronunciation /enˈSHēT͟H/ /ɛnˈʃið/

transitive verb

[with object]Biology
  • Enclose (an organism, tissue, structure, etc.) in or as in a sheath.

    ‘the axons are ensheathed by Schwann cells’
    • ‘Like the brain, the cord is ensheathed by membranes.’
    • ‘Their tail ensheathes a sharp spine that can penetrate wet suits and water shoes.’

Pronunciation

ensheathe

/enˈSHēT͟H/ /ɛnˈʃið/