engoulée

adjective
en·gou·lée
variants: or less commonly engoulé \äⁿgülā \ or engouled \(ˈ)än¦güld \

Definition of engoulée 

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: having the extremities issuing from the mouths of animals used of an ordinary

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History and Etymology for engoulée

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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