Definition of couvert in English:

couvert

noun

  • another term for cover (sense 5 of the noun)
    • ‘'Course by the time you put the couvert on, the water, one of the less expensive bottles of wine, it was a lot, lot more than that.’
    • ‘When you dine, be sure to waive off the couvert when it arrives.’

Origin

Mid 18th century: French, past participle (used as a noun) of couvrir ‘to cover’.

Pronunciation

couvert

/kuːˈvɛː/