variants or less commonly engoulé
or engouled
: having the extremities issuing from the mouths of animals
used of an ordinary

Word History


engoulée from French, feminine of engoulé, from past participle of engouler to swallow up, from Old French engoler, from en- en- entry 1 + gole throat, mouth, from Latin gula throat; engoulé from French, from past participle of engouler; engouled modification (influenced by English -ed) of French engoulé

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“Engoulée.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/engoul%C3%A9e. Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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