MEANING: noun:
1. An embankment made to prevent flooding.
2. An embankment around a field that is to be irrigated.
3. A landing place; a quay.
4. A formal reception.

For 1-3: From French levée, past participle of lever (to raise). Earliest documented use: 1718.
For 4: From French levé, variant of lever (rising from bed), from lever (to rise). Originally, a levee was a meeting held on a royal's rising from bed. Earliest documented use: 1700.


LEVET - where you bring LE DOG to get LE RABIES-SHOT

ALEVEE - Naproxen For Her