chopin

[ chop-in ]
/ ˈtʃɒp ɪn /

noun

an old Scottish unit of liquid measure equivalent to about a quart.
a container holding this amount.

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Origin of chopin

1225–75; Middle English <Middle French chopine <Middle Low German scōpe scoop <Middle Dutch schoepe

Definition for chopin (2 of 2)

Chopin
[ shoh-pan; for 1 also French shaw-pan ]
/ ˈʃoʊ pæn; for 1 also French ʃɔˈpɛ̃ /

noun

Fré·dé·ric Fran·çois [fred-uh-rik fran-swah, fred-rik; French frey-dey-reek frahn-swa], /ˈfrɛd ə rɪk frænˈswɑ, ˈfrɛd rɪk; French freɪ deɪˈrik frɑ̃ˈswa/, 1810–49, Polish composer and pianist, in France after 1831.
Kate O'Flaherty, 1851–1904, U.S. short-story writer and novelist.
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British Dictionary definitions for chopin

Chopin
/ (ˈʃɒpæn, French ʃɔpɛ̃) /

noun

Frédéric (François) (frederik). 1810–49, Polish composer and pianist active in France, who wrote chiefly for the piano: noted for his harmonic imagination and his lyrical and melancholy qualities
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