[ klip-uh ]
/ ˈklɪp ə /
Numismatics. a square or lozenge-shaped coin.
Geology. an erosional outlier of a nappe.
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of klippe
<German <Swedish klippa to cut; see clip1
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