loup

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

German Luppe (a lump of iron).

Noun[edit]

loup (plural loups)

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

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French loup, borrowed from Old Provençal lop, replaced native Old French leu, lou, all from Latin lupus.

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Noun[edit]

loup m (plural loups, feminine louve)

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

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Provençal lop, replaced native Old French leu, lou, all from Latin lupus.

Noun[edit]

loup m (plural loups)

  1. wolf (animal)

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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[edit]

loup n

  1. leaves

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