en surtout

adverb (or adjective)

en sur·​tout
äⁿ ˈsərˌtü
: in a centered position on another as if laid on top of it
used of one coat of arms in respect to another, especially of that of a wife in respect to that of her husband

Word History


French, literally, as a centerpiece

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“En surtout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/en%20surtout. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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