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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

German Luppe ‎(a lump of iron).

NounEdit

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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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

loup m ‎(plural loups, feminine louve)

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

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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.

NounEdit

loup m (plural loups)

  1. wolf (animal)

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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).

NounEdit

loup n

  1. leaves

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