a small knob or similar rounded protuberance, especially for ornament.

Origin of knop

1325–75; Middle English; Old English cnop; cognate with Dutch knop, German Knopf Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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archaic a knob, esp an ornamental one

Word Origin for knop

C14: from Germanic; compare Middle Dutch cnoppe bud, Old High German knopf
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