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knosp

[nosp]
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noun
  1. a budlike ornament.

Origin of knosp

1800–10; < German Knospe bud; akin to knop
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  • Knosp, nosp, n. the unopened bud of a flower: an architectural ornament resembling such.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)

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