Definition of discovert in US English:

discovert

adjective

  • Law. Of a woman: not covert; having no husband. Compare "sole". Now rare.

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From Anglo-Norman descuvert, Anglo-Norman and Law French descovert, Middle French descouvert (French découvert) (adjective) uncovered, exposed, (of a woman) unmarried, (noun) the state of being uncovered or unprotected, uses as adjective and noun of the past participle of descovrir, descouvrir, descuvrir discover.

Pronunciation

discovert

/dɪˈskʌvət/