[kuhv-i-tuh s] /ˈkʌv ɪ təs/
inordinately or wrongly desirous of wealth or possessions; greedy.
(usually postpositive) and foll by of. jealously eager for the possession of something (esp the property of another person)
mid-13c., from Old French coveitos (12c., Modern French convoiteux) “desirous, covetous,” from Vulgar Latin *cupiditosus, from Latin cupiditas (see covet). Related: Covetously; covetousness.
a strong desire after the possession of worldly things (Col. 3:5; Eph. 5:5; Heb. 13:5; 1 Tim. 6:9, 10; Matt. 6:20). It assumes sometimes the more aggravated form of avarice, which is the mark of cold-hearted worldliness.
[kuhv-ee] /ˈkʌv i/ noun, plural coveys. 1. a brood or small flock of partridges or similar birds. 2. a group, set, or company. /ˈkʌvɪ/ noun 1. a small flock of grouse or partridge 2. a small group, as of people n. mid-14c., “brood of partridges,” from Middle French covée “brood” (Modern French couvée), from Gallo-Romance […]
[kou-uh nz-vil] /ˈkaʊ ənzˌvɪl/ noun 1. a town in S Quebec, in E Canada.
/ˈkaʊəl/ noun 1. (Austral) a shallow lake or swampy depression supporting vegetation
- Cow bail
noun 1. See bail3 (sense 3)