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Loup

Loup

(loōp)
,
Noun.
(Iron Works)
See 1st
Loop
.

Definition 2022


Loup

Loup

See also: loup

English

Proper noun

Loup

  1. An extinct Algonquian language.

French

Etymology

From the Latin given name Lupus.[1]

Proper noun

Loup m

  1. A male given name.

References

  1. Chantal Tanet, Tristan Hordé, Dictionnaire des prénoms, Éditions Larousse 2009, ISBN 978-2-03-583728-8

loup

loup

See also: Loup

English

Alternative forms

Noun

loup (plural loups)

  1. A mass of iron in a pasty condition gathered into a ball for the tilt hammer or rolls.


French

Etymology

From Middle French loup, from a dialectal variant of Old French leu, lou (or reformed analogically from the feminine louve), or perhaps borrowed from Old Provençal lop, replaced the native Old French, all from Latin lupus, from an Osco-Umbrian language, from Proto-Italic *lukʷos, metathesis of Proto-Indo-European *wĺ̥kʷos.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lu/
  • Rhymes: -u

Noun

loup m (plural loups, feminine louve)

  1. wolf
  2. bass (fish)
  3. mask, eyemask
  4. flaw

Derived terms

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Middle French

Etymology

From a dialectal variant of Kara (New Guinea) [Term?], lou (or reformed analogically from the feminine louve), or perhaps borrowed from Old Provençal lop, replacing the native Old French, all from Latin lupus.

Noun

loup m (plural loups)

  1. wolf (animal)

Old High German

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *laubą, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *leup- (peel, break off), Old Saxon lōf, Old English lēaf, Old Norse lauf, Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐌿𐍆𐍃 (laufs).

Noun

loup n

  1. leaves

Descendants