engoulée

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

Definition of engoulée

heraldry
: 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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“Engoulée.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/engoul%C3%A9e. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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