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loup

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[ loo ]
/ lu /
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noun
a cloth mask, often of silk or velvet, that covers only half the face.
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Origin of loup

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1825–35; <French: literally, wolf <Latin lupus

Other definitions for loup (2 of 2)

loup2
[ loup, lohp, loop ]
/ laʊp, loʊp, lup /
Scot.

verb (used without object)
to leap; jump; spring.
verb (used with object)
to leap or jump at, over, or into (something).

Origin of loup

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1325–75; Middle English loupe<Old Norse hlaupa, cognate with Old English hlēapan to leap
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British Dictionary definitions for loup (1 of 2)

loup1
/ (luː) /

noun
another name for loo mask

Word Origin for loup

C19: from French, from Latin lupus wolf

British Dictionary definitions for loup (2 of 2)

loup2

lowp

/ (laʊp) /

verb, noun
a Scot word for leap
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