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knop

[ nop ]
/ nɒp /
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noun

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

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Origin of knop

1325–75; Middle English; Old English cnop; cognate with Dutch knop,German Knopf
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knop
/ (nɒp) /

noun

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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