See also: Loup

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

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

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

Borrowed from Old Provençal lop, replaced native Old French leu, lou, 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

DescendantsEdit

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