noun \ˈkäpt\

Definition of Copt

  1. 1 :  a member of the traditional Monophysite Christian church originating and centering in Egypt

  2. 2 :  a member of a people descended from the ancient Egyptians

Origin and Etymology of copt

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

First Known Use: circa 1520

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