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stupe

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noun \ˈstüp, ˈstyüp\

Definition of stupe

  1. :  a hot wet often medicated cloth applied externally (as to stimulate circulation)



Origin of stupe

Middle English, from Anglo-French, literally, tow, from Latin stuppa coarse part of flax, tow, from Greek styppē


First Known Use: 14th century


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stupe

noun

Definition of stupe

  1. :  a stupid person :  dolt



Origin of stupe

short for stupid


First Known Use: 1729


Medical Dictionary

stupe

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noun \ˈst(y)üp\

Medical Definition of stupe

  1. :  a hot wet often medicated cloth applied externally (as to stimulate circulation) <a turpentine stupe>




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