covert: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (adj. kō'vurt, kuv'urt n. kuv'urt, kō'vurt), [key]
- concealed; secret; disguised.
- covered; sheltered.
- (of a wife) under the protection of one's husband.
- a covering; cover.
- a shelter or hiding place.
- concealment or disguise.
- a thicket giving shelter to wild animals or game.
- Also calledone of the small feathers that cover the bases of the large feathers of the wings and tail. See diag. under
- covert (Thesaurus)