Definition of knop in English:

knop

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Pronunciation: /nɒp
 
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noun

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

Origin

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

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