Definition of knop in English:


Syllabification: knop
Pronunciation: /näp


1A knob, especially an ornamental one, for example in the stem of a wine glass.
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  • The stem may be straight or with swellings called knops.
1.1An ornamental loop or tuft in yarn.


Middle English: from Middle Low German and Middle Dutch knoppe.

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