Definition of engoulée
: having the extremities issuing from the mouths of animals —used of an ordinary
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of engoulée
engoulée from French, feminine of engoulé, from past participle of engouler to swallow up, from Old French engoler, from en- 1en- + gole throat, mouth, from Latin gula throat; engoulé from French, from past participle of engouler; engouled modification (influenced by English -ed) of French engoulé
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up engoulée? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).