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Etymology of the English word undercover

the English word undercover
derived from the English word cover
derived from the Old French word covrir
derived from the Late Latin word cooperire (cover wholly, completely, cover up)
using the Latin prefix co-
derived from the Latin prefix com-
derived from the Latin word cum (with)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *kom (near, with, together)
derived from the Latin word operire (cover; bury; overspread)
derived from the Latin word aperire (uncover, open, disclose)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *wer-
using the English prefix under-
derived from the English word under
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *n₀dher-

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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