Copt

noun
\ ˈkäpt How to pronounce Copt (audio) \

Definition of Copt

1 : a member of the traditional Monophysite Christian church originating and centering in Egypt
2 : a member of a people descended from the ancient Egyptians

First Known Use of Copt

circa 1520, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Copt

Arabic qubṭ Copts, from Coptic kyptios, gyptios Egyptian, from Greek Aigyptios

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The first known use of Copt was circa 1520

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