verb re·vet \ri-ˈvet\

Definition of revet




  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to face with a revetment revet an embankment

Origin and Etymology of revet

French revêtir, literally, to clothe, put on, from Old French revestir, from Latin revestire, from re- + vestire to clothe — more at vest

First Known Use: 1812

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