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canopy

[ kan-uh-pee ]
/ 藞k忙n 蓹 pi /
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noun, plural can路o路pies.
verb (used with object), can路o路pied, can路o路py路ing.
to cover with or as with a canopy: Branches canopied the road.
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Origin of canopy

1350鈥1400; Middle English canope<Medieval Latin can艒p膿um, variant of Latin c艒n艒p膿um mosquito net <Greek k艒n艒pe卯on bed with net to keep gnats off, equivalent to k峁搉艒p(s) gnat + -eion, neuter of -eios adj. suffix

OTHER WORDS FROM canopy

su路per路can路o路py, noun, plural su路per路can路o路pies.un路can路o路pied, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH canopy

canap茅, canopy
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British Dictionary definitions for canopy

canopy
/ (藞k忙n蓹p瑟) /

noun plural -pies
verb -pies, -pying or -pied
(tr) to cover with or as if with a canopy

Word Origin for canopy

C14: from Medieval Latin can艒peum mosquito net, from Latin c艒n艒peum gauze net, from Greek k艒n艒peion bed with protective net, from k艒n艒ps mosquito
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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